nufw

Verde Denim tdldev at gmail.com
Thu Oct 14 07:09:17 UTC 2010


On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 2:12 AM, Christopher Chan <
christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk> wrote:

> On Thursday, October 14, 2010 01:55 PM, Verde Denim wrote:
> > Has anyone on the list used nufw? The repo states -
> > NuFW is an authenticating firewall based on netfilter's NFQUEUE target.
> > It allows to write filtering rules based on user identity, in addition
> > to classical network criteria.
> > Unless other solutions, NuFW uses a strict security model and can apply
> > different access rules
> > to users connected on the same host...
> >
> > I'm currently running ufw, but found this while looking for some other
> > packages and am not familiar with it.
> >
>
> nufw is a set of a netfilter module? and a daemon and clients. Unless
> you are in the business of wanting to control access rules for multiple
> users, nufw will do nothing extra for you.
>
> Thanks for the input; sounds like you've used this and know of its
application.
I was curious about it since I hadn't seen it before.

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