Networking and Firewalls

  • Dennis Matotek


So far we’ve shown you some of the basic features of Linux, but one of the most critical is networking. It is via networking that your host talks to other hosts and your applications communicate with your users and the world. In this chapter, we’ll describe how to set up your host’s networking and then how to protect that network from attackers using a firewall.


Transmission Control Protocol Internet Service Provider User Datagram Protocol Network Address Translation Medium Access Control Address 
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© James Turnbull, Peter Lieverdink, Dennis Matotek 2009

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