Originally Posted by gardenair
I appriciate your your help
well can we use
# service iptables save
# service iptables stop
# chkconfig iptables off
why use # service iptables save if we just use # chkconfig iptables off instead of to 1st save and then stop.
what is the professional wany?
If you have made any changes in the firewall rules then you need to run the following command to save your changes:
Then you should restart or start the service according to the current iptables state in your system:
#service iptables restart
To keep the iptables active accross reboots you need to issue: