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Tuesday, June 30 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Firewalls with NFtables - John Hawley, VMware

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Linux networking has gone through many changes over the years, and the ip filtering subsystem is no different. From ipchains, to iptables, and now to nftables, which is quickly becoming the defacto standard for network filtering on Linux. This talk is intended to get users who have a basic understanding of networking an overview of nftables, why it's a major step forward, why it's taken so long, and to get attendees the basics (including examples) they can take to deploy their own network filtering using nftables. This is primarily targeted as a teaching and 101 level discussion, and to give attendees a starting point to go further from. Basic concepts like tcp/ip, udp, network flows and such would be good understandings to have coming in, but the topics will be touched on briefly.

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John Hawley

Open Source Developer, VMware
John 'Warthog9' Hawley led the system administration team on kernel.org for nearly a decade, leading a team including four other administrators. His other exploits include working on Syslinux, OpenSSI, a caching Gitweb, and patches to bind to enable GeoDNS. He's the author of PXE... Read More →



Tuesday June 30, 2020 2:00pm - 2:50pm CDT
101 Essentials Theater