Why is IPTABLES so complicated

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Subject: Why is IPTABLES so complicated
Posted by:  Mike Harrison (mharris…@aol.com)
Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2003

compare to creating an access-list on a pix to permit an inbound port, all
you do is enter one line of course the pix by default permits all outbound
traffic.

but on IPTABLES its requires lots of things. why not make IPTABLES configs
similar to a pix style.

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