|author||Jan Engelhardt <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2012-09-28 10:52:32 +0200|
|committer||Jan Engelhardt <email@example.com>||2012-09-30 11:32:49 +0200|
doc: trim "state" manpage and reference conntrack instead
The module is practically obsolete, so just pinpoint to the replacement in short order. Signed-off-by: Jan Engelhardt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'extensions/libxt_state.man')
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 22 deletions
diff --git a/extensions/libxt_state.man b/extensions/libxt_state.man
index 37d095bc..bd60468f 100644
@@ -1,24 +1,8 @@
-This module, when combined with connection tracking, allows access to
-the connection tracking state for this packet.
+The "state" module is an obsolete version of "conntrack".
+"state" allows access to the connection tracking state for this packet.
[\fB!\fP] \fB\-\-state\fP \fIstate\fP
-Where state is a comma separated list of the connection states to
-match. Possible states are
-meaning that the packet could not be identified for some reason which
-includes running out of memory and ICMP errors which don't correspond to any
-meaning that the packet is associated with a connection which has seen
-packets in both directions,
-meaning that the packet has started a new connection, or otherwise
-associated with a connection which has not seen packets in both
-meaning that the packet is starting a new connection, but is
-associated with an existing connection, such as an FTP data transfer,
-or an ICMP error.
-meaning that the packet is not tracked at all, which happens if you use
-the NOTRACK target in raw table.
+Where state is a comma separated list of the connection states to match. Only a
+subset of the states unterstood by "conntrack" are recognized: \fBINVALID\fP,
+\fBESTABLISHED\fP, \fBNEW\fP, \fBRELATED\fP or \fBUNTRACKED\fP. For their
+description, see the "conntrack" heading in this manpage.