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Old 10-24-2005, 01:34 AM   #1
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How to turn off firewall


I am a newbie to linux. I tried to set "no firewall" but unsuccessful.
The error message is
ipchains : Protocol not available

Could someone please kindly teach me on this?

Thank you very much!!
Old 10-24-2005, 02:12 AM   #2
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What distro/kernel are we talking here? 'uname -a', please.
Old 10-24-2005, 02:14 AM   #3
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# uname -a

Linux host2 2.4.18-3 #1 Thu Apr 18:37:53 EDT 2002 i686 unknown

Please help me! Thank you!!
Old 10-24-2005, 02:48 AM   #4
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which linux distribution are you using?
Old 10-24-2005, 03:40 AM   #5
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RedHat Linux.

Can you teach me how to see whether my firewall has been turned off?? Also please teach me how to turn off my PC firewall. Pleasee!!


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