A closer look at the ideas and approaches gleaned from Oskar Andreasson's IPTables-Tutorial is warranted. His tutorial influenced the direction of the Easy Firewall Generator more than any other single work. That's not surprising. The IPTables-Tutorial was one of the first works produced after the original netfilter HOWTOs. It has significantly impacted many subsequent works.

The three most significant influences on Easy Firewall Generator are listed below.

If you have questions or issues with iptables that are not addressed by this generator, the IPTables-Tutorial is the best starting point for additional research. A link to it is maintained in the Resources page.

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