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SUMMARY: What's 'arptables'?



Last week, I wrote:

>RedHat's promotional material for its Enterprise products mentions 
>"advanced firewall (arptables)" but doesn't elaborate.  What is this?

Thanks to:

Jason Dixon <jason@dixongroup.net>
<robert@roberthelmer.com>

Robert's response was compact and to the point:

>Arptables is used to set up, maintain, and inspect the tables of ARP
>rules in the Linux kernel. It is analogous to iptables, but operates at
>the ARP layer rather than the IP layer.
>
>Looks like there is a userland tool called "arptables" maintained
>here, also :
>
>http://ebtables.sourceforge.net/
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