Farly::Rule::Expander - Expands configuration firewall rules


Farly::Rule::Expander converts a firewall configuration rule set into a expanded rule set. The expanded firewall rule set is an Farly::Object::List<Farly::Object> containing all firewall rules.

An expanded rule set has no references to other firewall objects. The expanded firewall rule is for specific packet to firewall rule matching.


new( $list )

The constructor. The firewall configuration is provided.

  $rule_expander = Farly::Rule::Expander->new( <Farly::Object::List> );


Returns a Farly::Object::List<Farly::Object> container of all expanded firewall rule entries in the current Farly firewall model.

  $expanded_ruleset = $rule_expander->expand_all();

expand( $rule<Farly::Object>, $result<Farly::Object::List>)

Returns the expanded version of the given firewall rule in the provided result container.

  $expanded_rule = $rule_expander->expand( $rule, $result );


Farly::Rule::Expander Copyright (C) 2012 Trystan Johnson

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