10 useful iptables commands in linux

10 Useful iptables Commands in Linux

In this tutorial we are going to explain to you 10 useful iptables commands applicable in any Linux distro.

Iptables on Linux servers are used for controlling the incoming and outgoing web traffic. The traffic is controlled by the iptables rules in the firewall written by system administrators or users familiar with Linux servers. The rules in iptables are stored in tables that have chains for every defined rule. In this blog post, we are going to use Ubuntu 22.04 as OS, but you can choose any distro if you want to try these iptables commands by yourself. Let’s get started!