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authorHervé Eychenne <>2002-06-22 18:23:48 +0000
committerHarald Welte <>2002-06-22 18:23:48 +0000
commite644cb03a8bcb32b48c96121d7b006544daa410a (patch)
treefa20040b5fb644ae62125a92c9088739b99ed3a7 /ip6tables.8
parent0ddae8f8ade1084c38a1408d61b6a16725912283 (diff)
manpage updates by Herve Eychenne
Diffstat (limited to 'ip6tables.8')
1 files changed, 13 insertions, 12 deletions
diff --git a/ip6tables.8 b/ip6tables.8
index 5441b448..10ff987c 100644
--- a/ip6tables.8
+++ b/ip6tables.8
@@ -27,23 +27,23 @@
ip6tables \- IPv6 packet filter administration
-.BR "ip6tables -[ADC] " "chain rule-specification [options]"
+.BR "ip6tables [-t table] -[ADC] " "chain rule-specification [options]"
-.BR "ip6tables -I " "chain [rulenum] rule-specification [options]"
+.BR "ip6tables [-t table] -I " "chain [rulenum] rule-specification [options]"
-.BR "ip6tables -R " "chain rulenum rule-specification [options]"
+.BR "ip6tables [-t table] -R " "chain rulenum rule-specification [options]"
-.BR "ip6tables -D " "chain rulenum [options]"
+.BR "ip6tables [-t table] -D " "chain rulenum [options]"
-.BR "ip6tables -[LFZ] " "[chain] [options]"
+.BR "ip6tables [-t table] -[LFZ] " "[chain] [options]"
-.BR "ip6tables -N " "chain"
+.BR "ip6tables [-t table] -N " "chain"
-.BR "ip6tables -X " "[chain]"
+.BR "ip6tables [-t table] -X " "[chain]"
-.BR "ip6tables -P " "chain target [options]"
+.BR "ip6tables [-t table] -P " "chain target [options]"
-.BR "ip6tables -E " "old-chain-name new-chain-name"
+.BR "ip6tables [-t table] -E " "old-chain-name new-chain-name"
.B Ip6tables
is used to set up, maintain, and inspect the tables of IPv6 packet
@@ -82,9 +82,9 @@ or a rule in a built-in chain with target
is matched, the target specified by the chain policy determines the
fate of the packet.
-There are current three independent tables (which tables are present
+There are currently two independent tables (which tables are present
at any time depends on the kernel configuration options and which
-modules are present).
+modules are present), as nat table has not been implemented yet.
.BI "-t, --table " "table"
This option specifies the packet matching table which the command
@@ -95,7 +95,8 @@ that table if it is not already there.
The tables are as follows:
.B "filter"
-This is the default table. It contains the built-in chains
+This is the default table (if no -t option is passed). It contains
+the built-in chains
(for packets coming into the box itself),