A question can only have one accepted answer. Are you sure you want to replace the current answer with this one?
You previously marked this answer as accepted. Are you sure you want to unaccept it?
Scalable compute services.
Worry-free setup & maintenance.
Simple object storage.
Run managed Kubernetes clusters.
Easily distribute traffic.
Attach scalable volumes.
Deploy pre-built applications.
Connect, share and learn
DevOps and development guides
Questions & Answers
Development and systems Q&A
by Justin Ellingwood
Tables firewall d
iptables is a packet filter, or firewall in common terms. And yes, that is what you need in order to allow or deny traffic from reaching your server. There's no "securing" packets per se, as iptables does nothing to the packet content (it does not encrypt/decrypt).
iptables management is a faily large subject, I suggest you get yourself some reading material.
This is a good starting primer :
Add comments here to get more clarity or context around a question. To answer a question, use the “Answer” field below.
Iptables for securing the packets is that right
IPTables does secure your server, you can create all kind of different configurations wich will provide you security in different sections. But mainly its a firewall for network traffic (Ports, IP's etc.)
Now i understand about IPTables