Fedora Linux Support Community & Resources Center
Old 1st April 2004, 08:59 PM
svarreby Offline
Registered User
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Sundsvall, Sweden
Posts: 64
Books about IPtables/TCP-IP networking/security?

I am looking for good books in following areas:

IPtables: I have been told that WILEY's "Red Hat Linux Firewalls" should be a safe bet. This area is where I find it most difficult to decide what book to buy! Many books explaining IPtables ... what it is, what it can do etc etc. I would like to know "almost everything" about it ... what book should I get ???

TCP/IP Networking: Most people seem to praise OReilly's "TCP/IP Network Administration, 3rd Edition". This is the one I thought I go for! If you've got any objects about this, please let me know

Security: How to secure a home LAN??? There's probably no book about this topic Too bad! I would like to get a book that could hold my hand, the same time it instructed me how to set up (harden) a LAN. There may be some "Network Security"-books that would fit in this description!?!

Any/all input and/or suggestions are welcome!
Reply With Quote
Old 1st April 2004, 09:49 PM
Prometheus Offline
Registered User
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Michigan, USA
Posts: 374
The Red Hat 9 manuals are probably not a bad place to start. You can download them in pdfs or tar files and print them, but some are 300-400 pages long. You can find them at


Might not be exactly what youre looking for, but not a bad place to start. Good luck.
Registered Linux User #371104

Become a Registered Linux User Here
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Backwards security / networking BillGradwohl Security and Privacy 5 6th August 2009 10:58 PM
Good Linux Security Books applicable to fedora newhelpeeps Security and Privacy 2 5th February 2009 09:44 AM
FC6, new iptables security hole JEO Security and Privacy 1 26th September 2007 05:12 PM
server security with iptables LackeyLad Servers & Networking 2 2nd July 2005 04:06 AM
Networking and Security for the Uninitiated Ug Servers & Networking 5 3rd April 2004 10:15 PM

Current GMT-time: 13:59 (Wednesday, 23-08-2017)

TopSubscribe to XML RSS for all Threads in all ForumsFedoraForumDotOrg Archive

All trademarks, and forum posts in this site are property of their respective owner(s).
FedoraForum.org is privately owned and is not directly sponsored by the Fedora Project or Red Hat, Inc.

Privacy Policy | Term of Use | Posting Guidelines | Archive | Contact Us | Founding Members

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2012, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

FedoraForum is Powered by RedHat