[tproxy] netcat for tproxy (and additional noob questions)

KOVACS Krisztian hidden at sch.bme.hu
Tue Jul 7 13:37:13 CEST 2009


On Tue, Jul 07, 2009 at 07:27:27PM +0800, Adrian Chadd wrote:
> > Reusing the original port is usually a bad idea. A notable example of
> > things breaking is Netfilter connection tracking, which gets confused if
> > you reuse the exact same endpoints for a different connection.
> Hm, so what happens if the client comes along with a local port that
> the tproxy code has just gone and used? :P

I guess that's not a problem -- haven't had a chance to actually try it,
though. Should be fairly easy to test with a tproxy-enabled netcat.

KOVACS Krisztian

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