iptables -A INPUT -s -p icmp -j DROP

SS The above is the original page content for iptables, not very useful ;) btw, the above command will create a rule to DROP every ICMP packet received with source address of

What is iptables? The firewalling framework of the Linux kernel version 2.4 and 2.6, it replaced ipchains present in <= 2.2 version.

The pages autoDrop and ip-drop show tcl scripts that use iptables to implement a dynamic firewall.