Networking and Firewalls

By Dennis Matotek
  • Dennis Matotek
  • James Turnbull
  • Peter Lieverdink


So far we have shown you some of the basic features of Linux, but one of the most critical features is networking. It is via networking that your host talks to other hosts and your applications communicate with your users and the world. In this chapter, we will describe how to set up your host’s networking and then how to protect that network from attackers using a firewall.


Transmission Control Protocol Network Interface Domain Name System IPv4 Address Network Address Translation 
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© Dennis Matotek, James Turnbull and Peter Lieverdink 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dennis Matotek
    • 1
  • James Turnbull
    • 2
  • Peter Lieverdink
    • 3
  1. 1.FootscrayAustralia
  2. 2.BrooklynUSA
  3. 3.North MelbourneAustralia

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