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Old 08-26-2003, 06:35 PM   #1
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i need to open some ports, how can i do it?

hello everybody, I am running redhat 9 and i need to open some ports so i can play some games online, i know i have opened ports 80 and 21 when i installed redhat for my web and ftp servers, but know i have no idea how to open more ports.

I think this problem has something to do with my iptables but im not sure. I still consider myself a complete

can someone help me please

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my redhat firewall was set to "high security"
Old 08-26-2003, 06:46 PM   #2
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As root try this:


Old 08-26-2003, 06:47 PM   #3
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you can do it via iptables (read documentation) or run: redhat-config-securitylevel (gui, need X)


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