Shorewall6 4.2 Manpages

Tom Eastep

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Table of Contents

Section 5 — Files and Concepts
Section 8 — Administrative Commands


These manpages are for Shorewall6 4.2.4 and later only. They describe features not available on earlier releases.

Section 5 — Files and Concepts

accounting - Define IP accounting rules.
actions - Declare user-defined actions.
blacklist - Static blacklisting.
exclusion - Excluding hosts from a network or zone
hosts - Define multiple zones accessed through a single interface
interfaces - Define the interfaces on the system and optionally associate them with zones.
maclist - Define MAC verification.
modules - Specify which kernel modules to load.
nesting - How to define nested zones.
notrack - Exclude certain traffic from Netfilter6 connection tracking
params - Assign values to shell variables used in other files.
policy - Define high-level policies for connections between zones.
providers - Define routing tables, usually for multiple Internet links.
route_rules - Define routing rules.
routestopped - Specify connections to be permitted when Shorewall6 is in the stopped state.
rules - Specify exceptions to policies, including DNAT and REDIRECT.
tcclasses - Define htb classes for traffic shaping.
tcdevices - Specify speed of devices for traffic shaping.
tcrules - Define packet marking rules, usually for traffic shaping.
tos - Define TOS field manipulation.
tunnels - Define VPN connections with endpoints on the firewall.
Shorewall6.conf - Specify values for global Shorewall6 options.
Shorewall6-lite.conf - Specify values for global Shorewall6 Lite options.
vardir - Redefine the directory where Shorewall6 keeps its state information.
vardir-lite - Redefine the directory where Shorewall6 Lite keeps its state information.
zones - Declare Shorewall6 zones.

Section 8 — Administrative Commands

Shorewall6 - /sbin/shorewall6 command syntax and semantics.
Shorewall6-lite - /sbin/shorewall6-lite command syntax and semantics.