python for windows internet filter / firewall

thorley at thorley at
Thu Jun 29 16:43:27 CEST 2006

I thought speed might be an issue. At this point I'm not interested in
much more than toying around, so *if* there's a way to do it, I'd like
to explore the options.


Diez B. Roggisch wrote:
> > 2) Is this even reasonable in python and how might I get started? (e.g.
> > win32 COM?)
> Don't know much (not to say nothing) about windows firewalling & the
> interfaces one needs to talk to them.
> But _what_ I know is: a firewall needs to be fast. The big guys in
> networking put a lot of effort into pushing as much package processing as
> possible into the hardware-layer.
> And as much as I love python - I do not see it here, beyond a
> proof-of-concept. 
> Diez

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