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Old 07-13-2003, 01:46 AM   #1
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iptables not found

iam using linux slackaware 9.0.... and i use ipchain in my firewall
some say ipchain is an old method of firewalling and suggested to switch to iptables...the problem is went i type iptables in command prompt it doesnt recognize and went i go to /sbin there is no iptables only ipchain pls help me to install iptables to upgrade my server thks in advance
Old 07-13-2003, 01:48 AM   #2
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is it in the /etc/sysconfig folder?
i dont' know if its the same on slack.
Old 07-13-2003, 01:53 AM   #3
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nope sorry no etc/sysconfig in slackware
Old 07-13-2003, 02:01 AM   #4
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Using pkgtool remove ipchains and install iptables. I think once you bring up pkgtool it will be apparent how to procceed, but basically mount up your slack install CD and use the packages from it.



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