Ingress Filtering

Ingress Filtering Ingress filtering is a method used by enterprises and internet service providers (ISPs) to prevent suspicious traffic from entering a network. When configured on an edge device such as a router or firewall, ingress filtering examines all inbound packets and then permits or denies entry to the network based on information in the packet header. It is a form of packet filtering. Ingress traffic filtering is one of the first lines of defense in a network security strategy. It i...
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iptables definition

iptables definition Iptables is a generic table structure that defines rules and commands as part of the netfilter framework that facilitates Network Address Translation (NAT), packet filtering, and packet mangling in the Linux 2.4 and later operating systems. NAT is the process of converting an Internet Protocol address (IP address) into another IP address. Packet filtering is the process of passing or blocking packets at a network interface based on source and destination addresses, ports...
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