General Meeting on Wednesday - 10 May 2017
The St. Louis Unix Users Group (SLUUG) general meetings are usually on the second Wednesday of each month.
We start the general meeting with a basic session (usually focused on personal commputing); which may include either
amazing graphical packages,
command line wonders,
demonstrations of useful applications,
displays of newly discovered web sites,
major resolution of long standing anomalies,
shifts in both time and space. Then we will have our usual quick welcome, introduction,
administrative announcements, and a Questions and Answers Period.
After all that, we take a break before our main event (usually focused on enterprise commputing).
The basics portion for May will be
FirewallD vs IPTables comparisons
by David Forrest
Using common kernel, different configuration:
Relationship of iptables and firewalld to netfilter
Kernel netfilter hooks include iptables, ip6tables, and ebtables with routing entry points
Bridging and routing are not part of netfilter routines although netfilter actions can affect routing decision inputs
Examples of actual code
This tutorial should show factors common with both personal and enterprise computing.
David Forrest is interesting and informative.
The main presentation for May will be
Rundown of FIRST Robotics Competition
by Don Ellis
Commentary and videos of event setup and competition sessions.
Don Ellis is interesting and informative.
++ Posted 5 May 2017