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authorlaforge <laforge>2003-03-05 23:03:49 +0000
committerlaforge <laforge>2003-03-05 23:03:49 +0000
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update version information and copyright info
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@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
-Userspace logging facility for netfilter / linux 2.4
-$Id: README,v 1.6 2001/05/20 15:01:35 laforge Exp $
+Userspace logging facility for iptables / linux 2.4
+$Id: README,v 1.7 2002/04/16 12:44:41 laforge Exp $
-Project Homepage:
+Project Homepage:
This is just a short README, pleaes see the more extensive documentation
@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@ in the doc/ subdirectory.
This packages is intended for passing packets from the kernel to userspace
to do some logging there. It should work like that:
-- Register a target called ULOG with netfilter
+- Register a target called ULOG with iptables
- if the target is hit:
- send the packet out using netlink multicast facility
- return NF_CONTINUE immediately
@@ -36,13 +36,17 @@ an easy to use plugin interface to write additional packet interpreters and
output targets. Example plugins (interpreter: ip, tcp, icmp output: simple
logging to a file) are included.
+= documentation (doc)
+A quite verbose documentation of this package and it's configuration exists,
+please actually make use of it and read it :)
===> USAGE
The kernel part of the userspace logging facility (ipt_ULOG.o) is included
in kernels >= 2.4.18-pre8. If you are running older kernel versions, you MUST
install the ulog-patch from netfilter patch-o-matic FIRST !!
-Please go to the netfilter homepage (
+Please go to the netfilter homepage (
and download the latest iptables package. There is a system called
patch-o-matic, which manages recent netfilter development, which has
not been included in the stock kernel yet.
@@ -84,7 +88,7 @@ Setting --ulog-cprange to 0 does always copy the whole packet. Default is 0
-The code is (C) 2000-2002 by Harald Welte <>
+The code is (C) 2000-2003 by Harald Welte <>
Thanks also to the valuable Contributions of Daniel Stone, Alexander
Janssen and Michael Stolovitzsky.