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authorHenrik Nordstrom <>2004-01-22 15:04:24 +0000
committerHarald Welte <>2004-01-22 15:04:24 +0000
commitc2794131b445ebccba184066af6d3fb2f38d1f38 (patch)
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split manpages into per-extension manpage snippet (Henrik Nordstrom)
add lots of missing manpage snippets (Harald Welte)
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+This is used to send back an error packet in response to the matched
+packet: otherwise it is equivalent to
+so it is a terminating TARGET, ending rule traversal.
+This target is only valid in the
+chains, and user-defined chains which are only called from those
+chains. The following option controls the nature of the error packet
+.BI "--reject-with " "type"
+The type given can be
+.B " icmp-net-unreachable"
+.B " icmp-host-unreachable"
+.B " icmp-port-unreachable"
+.B " icmp-proto-unreachable"
+.B " icmp-net-prohibited"
+.B " icmp-host-prohibited or"
+.B " icmp-admin-prohibited (*)"
+which return the appropriate ICMP error message (\fBport-unreachable\fP is
+the default). The option
+.B tcp-reset
+can be used on rules which only match the TCP protocol: this causes a
+TCP RST packet to be sent back. This is mainly useful for blocking
+.I ident
+(113/tcp) probes which frequently occur when sending mail to broken mail
+hosts (which won't accept your mail otherwise).
+(*) Using icmp-admin-prohibited with kernels that do not support it will result in a plain DROP instead of REJECT