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    I am NewBee to linux, How do I configure ACL in linux based Router

    I want to configure a ACL Permit/ Deny, what steps I need to keep in consideration.

    can some one help

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    ACL is a bit ambiguous. Access control list can mean many things. What is the problem you hope to fix by using an ACL?

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    I agree with meton_magis post. But if you are trying to do something equivalent to an ACL on a router in a linux enviroment. Then what you need to be researching is iptables. This allows you to redirect traffic, block/allow based on ip, block/allow based on port, and almost anything you can think of. In short ACLs on routers are a bad version of IPtables on linux.

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