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Old 04-02-2003, 07:59 AM   #1
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iptables module error?


when iptables tries to load, I get the following error message:

iptables-restore v1.2.6a: can't initialize iptables table '`: Tables does not exist (do you need t oinsmod?)
Prehaps iptables or your kernel needs to be upgraded.

I just installed rh 8.0 and wrote a custom /etc/sysconfig/iptables. I tried lsmod | grep ip and I got the following:

iptable_filter 2316 0 (autoclean) (unused)
ip_tables 14456 1 [iptable_filter]

Is there a module missing? When I type the rules in by hand, it says nothing, but the website is still not blocked. Any ideas?
 
Old 04-02-2003, 09:07 AM   #2
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I'm sorry to have taken your time, but this popup in the future too, I solved this error by typing in the commands I wanted manually and then doing a iptables-save >> /root/iptables and then copying that file to /etc/sysconfig/iptabels. It works, now I know what the command syntax is in the iptables file, I can add data to that accordingly. Sorry to bother you.
 
  


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