christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Thu Oct 14 07:22:40 UTC 2010
On Thursday, October 14, 2010 03:09 PM, Verde Denim wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 2:12 AM, Christopher Chan
> <christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
> <mailto: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
> > It allows to write filtering rules based on user identity, in
> > to classical network criteria.
> > Unless other solutions, NuFW uses a strict security model and can
> > different access rules
> > to users connected on the same host...
> > I'm currently running ufw, but found this while looking for some
> > 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
I have not used it but its description, documentation and various pieces
gives me an idea about what it is all about. The clients add
markers/tags with user tokens, the daemon authenticates those tokens and
the module does the filtering.
> I was curious about it since I hadn't seen it before.
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