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Is it possible to generate iptables firewall rules using Firestarter for a system other than the one that it is running on?

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I don't think you can do this with Firestarter, but if you are looking for this type of capability you might want to check out Firewall Builder (http://www.fwbuilder.org/).

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Hmm I already at that, and it was non-free...although I saw something that appeared similar for managing an entire network called Shorewall, is that along the same lines without the GUI? –  leeand00 Dec 10 '11 at 22:02

You could generate the config you want on the local machine, run iptables-save, copy the resulting file over to the remote machine and iptables-restore (iptables-load, maybe?) the file over there. It's a few more steps than normal, but would work.

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