capirca : Google Network Filtering Management

Ravi Pina ravi at cow.org
Fri Apr 9 20:11:00 CDT 2010


On Fri, Apr 09, 2010 at 11:09:09AM -0700, William Duck wrote:
>    http://code.google.com/p/capirca/
>    Developed internally at Google, this system is designed to utilize
>    common definitions of networks and services and high-level policy
>    files to facilitate the development and manipulation
>    of network access control filters (ACLs) for various platforms.
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There is a lot of potential here, however it almost seems like
abandonware.  I've been tinkering with it in house, but ran into
the obstacle of not knowing Python (yet) to fix and improve it
myself.  Thankfully a colleague has been able to write up some
important patches which are available on the issue tracker [1].

-r

[1] http://code.google.com/p/capirca/issues/list




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