Linux Firewall Tip

Suppose you wish to only allow a certain program access to a certain range of IP addresses.
Unfortunately, the facility to create firewall rules for a specific program, as is readily available in Windows, no longer exists in recent linux kernels.
So, in order to do this, you must create a new user to run the program as.


I do not in any way support the use of p2p on campus or would suggest ways to use the internet there against the AUP.
You use the information in this guide entirely at your own risk.