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Old 11-11-2004, 04:20 PM   #1
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iptables prob in /var/log/messages pt2


Hi all

I get this message in my /var/log/message file.

Nov 8 06:06:16 localhost ifup: iptables: No chain/target/match by that name
Nov 8 06:06:16 localhost ifup: iptables: Table does not exist (do you need to insmod?)

can anyone enlighten me on this message and a possible cure. As far as i know the iptables are configured correct, and have not been moved from default locations. I'm running RH9 with a 2.4.20 kernel.

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GT

Sorry for posting this again. i originally posted this in the security forum, but did'nt after several days, get an answer to my woes. Although one chap did tell me why i was getting the messages, (output from various ifup scripts running at boot) i didn't find a cure, or an answer to the big question of whether this means my iptables and/or firewall is running/in use etc.

this appears to be a default prob in RH9 as i've just done a fresh install of the system on an old laptop, and i get the same message there. thanks in advance to anyone who can help.
regards
GT
 
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