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Old 04-07-2009, 06:04 AM   #1
surya_prakash
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How to add a rule to firewall


Hi,


I have syslog receiver running on my system.And it is not receiving messages if iptables are running.If i stop iptables i am able to receive messages in /var/log/messages. syslog is running at 514 port(udp).How to add a rule to tables so that i receive messages when firewall is running.


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prakash
 
Old 04-07-2009, 06:13 AM   #2
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May be that the port is blocked.
You can add rule to accept the particular port.

iptables -A INPUT --dport 514 -j ACCEPT
 
Old 04-07-2009, 06:18 AM   #3
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Also give entry of this line to /etc/rc.local so that this rule persist after reboot.
 
Old 04-07-2009, 06:53 AM   #4
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