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Python module for programmatically creating low level iptables rule sets.

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Oinkwall is a python library that provides a highly programmable way to help you to generate low level Linux IPTables rule files and hosts.allow rules. It aims at handling the boring parts (resolving domain names, putting the IPv4 and IPv6 addresses in the right place) for you, while it completely leaves you with the freedom to use raw iptables commands as much as possible.

Unlike most firewall tools, it does not try to impose using any higher level abstractions on you. It operates on the level that programs like iptables-save and iptables-restore work on. It simply helps you to easier organize your iptables rules, if you like writing them directly and adding them together programmatically.

The library can be used to assemble a firewall for a single host or router, or for generating a lot of them, as building your own templating system or higher level tools 100% tailored to your own specific situation and your low level rule needs should be pretty easy.

Read the full README in or read it on github.

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