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Old 08-06-2006, 03:09 AM   #1
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iptables question

Hi Guys,how can i check whether iptables is running in my machine. I mean which is the daemon for iptables ?
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Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but iptables is effectively a part of the kernel, so you don't check if it's running as such, you just check what rules are in place (iptables -L).

Additionally, iptables loads modules, but these aren't daemons.
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There is a kernel module called ip_tables.
You can enter iptables-save to dump out the rules.


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