Working around with Scapy

Hello, Today I’m writing about the very famous tool Python Scapy. You must be wondering how is this related to my internship project. Well, the translations that I have provided for particular matches and targets of iptables require some testing and verification. I’m using Scapy for carrying that out.   Why Scapy? Because Scapy is…

iptables-translate (II)

Hi all, This is going to be one another post about the iptables-translate utility. This post is going to cover the importance of this tool and how it can be used to translate different kinds of targets and matches of iptables with examples. The first translation that I provided was for the match “mark”. For…

iptables-translate (I)

Hi all, I mentioned in my last post that there is a newer, better way of creating your own firewall than iptables which is named nftables. For a person new to nftables, it would be really tough to write the exact syntax for adding a particular rule. Now, let us assume that we are completely…

iptables vs nftables

Hi all, After getting accepted for Outreachy, I have been assigned the project ‘nftables’. According to the content that I have been able to read and understand, I’m going to give a fine description about nftables and what makes nftables better than iptables. First of all, everything is mentioned here : nftables HOWTO. I’ll try…

Clean the kernel code

Hi all, This post will cover about some widely used tools to clean up the Linux kernel code. I am going to write about the three tools that I use for serving the purpose. So, here goes the list: Sparse : a tool for static code analysis that helps kernel developers to detect coding errors.…

Outreachy

This post goes exclusively for ladies out there! Ladies who are willing to learn and contribute. Ladies who know they have tech spark in them. Ladies who have the caliber of learning new things and working with them. Ladies who have beautiful minds. Ladies who can excel in every field. Precisely, all women. While searching…

Inception

Halo! This is my first blog entry and covers about the beginning of my journey with Tux. Our time together till now has been incredibly great. To all of you who are also interested in going out with Tux, following is the way I managed it. I began with the course Introduction to Linux hosted…