|author||Jan Engelhardt <email@example.com>||2008-09-08 15:42:41 +0200|
|committer||Patrick McHardy <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2008-09-08 15:42:41 +0200|
doc: remove mentions of NAT in ip6tables manpage
ip6tables does not support NAT at this time. Signed-off-by: Jan Engelhardt <email@example.com> Signed-off-by: Patrick McHardy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 18 deletions
diff --git a/ip6tables.8.in b/ip6tables.8.in
index 7142b4ab..669a9618 100644
@@ -156,10 +156,8 @@ fail. Rules are numbered starting at 1.
\fB-L\fP, \fB--list\fP [\fIchain\fP]
List all rules in the selected chain. If no chain is selected, all
chains are listed. Like every other ip6tables command, it applies to the
-specified table (filter is the default), so NAT rules get listed by
- ip6tables -t nat -n -L
+specified table (filter is the default).
Please note that it is often used with the \fB-n\fP
option, in order to avoid long reverse DNS lookups.
It is legal to specify the \fB-Z\fP
@@ -368,19 +366,6 @@ would pass through all three.
The other main difference is that \fB-i\fP refers to the input interface;
\fB-o\fP refers to the output interface, and both are available for packets
entering the \fBFORWARD\fP chain.
-.\" .PP The various forms of NAT have been separated out;
-.\" .B iptables
-.\" is a pure packet filter when using the default `filter' table, with
-.\" optional extension modules. This should simplify much of the previous
-.\" confusion over the combination of IP masquerading and packet filtering
-.\" seen previously. So the following options are handled differently:
-.\" -j MASQ
-.\" -M -S
-.\" -M -L
There are several other changes in ip6tables.
.SH SEE ALSO
.BR ip6tables-save (8),
@@ -391,7 +376,7 @@ There are several other changes in ip6tables.
.BR libipq (3).
The packet-filtering-HOWTO details iptables usage for
-packet filtering, the NAT-HOWTO details NAT,
the netfilter-extensions-HOWTO details the extensions that are
not in the standard distribution,
and the netfilter-hacking-HOWTO details the netfilter internals.