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Old 01-19-2004, 04:54 PM   #1
tarheel92x
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iptables save commands are not working


I have tried to change my default FORWARD rule to DROP and tried several ways to save it:

iptables-save > /etc/sysconfig/iptables
iptables-save -c

My /etc/sysconfig/iptables file looks like this:

:INPUT ACCEPT
:FORWARD ACCEPT
:OUTPUT ACCEPT
COMMIT

and this is what it looks like everytime I reboot even though I have entered the save commands.

Why?



 
Old 01-19-2004, 06:16 PM   #2
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What distro are you running. If you are using RedHat that should work, but I would use
/etc/init.d/iptables save;
instead. RedHat sometimes moves config files around.
 
  


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