How to write an iptables rule for resctricting specific number of connections for an IP in RHEL ?

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  • To restrict incoming session from the firewall so that no connection more than the specified value go through the firewall.
  • How to restrict the number of connections for certain IP address using iptables.
  • Is there any way to restrict number of parallel connection per IP address using iptables.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux(RHEL) - All versions.
  • Iptables.

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