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Old 01-16-2008, 12:39 AM   #1
prashanlk
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Unhappy Why port not opening


Hi all,

I need to open UDP port 1194 in my opensuse 10.2 mahine.i applied the below command to open it.

iptables -I INPUT -p UDP --dport 1194 -j ACCEPT

but it's not opened.when i scan the UDP port list using nmap i got the following output.

#netstat -an --inet | grep 500
#nmap -sU -p 1194 192.168.1.110

PORT STATE SERVICE
1194/udp closed unknown

why it's not opening..?can any one help me on this?


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Old 01-16-2008, 02:11 AM   #2
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According to nmap documentation this means that the port is open is accessible (so he iptables rule is OK) but there is no application listening on it.

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