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Fireawalls using java

  Asked By: Grant    Date: Nov 23    Category: Java    Views: 469

I have given a module to be done i.e firewall using java. I
dont know how to start the coding. So please friends help me out in this.

Please give some info or source code if possible Please
SRS- Packet Filetering, proxy server and application gateway
packet filtering should be able to recognize where my sys is getting the packets
and should be able to discaard the packets if they are from the unkown host.
i have to complete this module before 17th so please friends kindly post your
valuable suggestions so i can start coding for this. I have handson exp in java
but i have not any projects yet.



1 Answer Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Shobhana R.     Answered On: Nov 23

You cannot do a firewall  in java. java  is not kernel level, therefore
you would need to open up and bind to every available port number before
you can read it.

You would be better off doing a linux module  that is a firewall, such as
IPTables, or similar.

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