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Re: hosts.deny vs iptables



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On Wed, 24 May 2006 10:34:23 -0500 Bruno Wolff III <bruno wolff to> wrote:

> On Wed, May 24, 2006 at 10:46:39 -0400,
>   CodeHeads <codeheads gmail com> wrote:
> > 
> > Ed,
> > Thank you, That what I was looking for to verify what I have learned so far.
> > 
> > Question on entering IP address in IPTables, say I want to add a range to
> > block the whole ip range of 10.0.0.0 (example of course)
> > Can I do this:
> > $iptables -A FORWARD -p tcp -s 10. -i eth0 -j DROP
> > OR
> > $iptables -A FORWARD -p tcp -s 10.* -i eth0 -j DROP
> 
> Either
> $iptables -A FORWARD -p tcp -s 10.0.0.0/8 -i eth0 -j DROP
> or
> $iptables -A FORWARD -p tcp -s 10.0.0.0/255.0.0.0 -i eth0 -j DROP
> will work.

Thank you Bruno.  Just wanted to verify about the wild cards.

Sorry for all the questions, IP's confuse me a bit. :) LOL
Say if I have a range of 222.96.0.0 - 222.122.255.255
Is there a calculator that will tell me the netmask??

Will
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