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Re: iptables problem...

Am Di, den 19.10.2004 schrieb Linn Kubler um 0:07:

> When I run "service iptables restart" I get this response:
> Applying iptables firewall rules: iptables-restore v1.2.9:
> iptables-restore: unable to initializetable 'filter'
> Error occrred at line:3
> Try 'iptables-restore -h' or 'iptables-restore --help' for more information.

Then /etc/sysconfig/iptables is broken.

> I have not modified the iptables configuration file and upon looking
> at /etc/sysconfig/iptables-config  everything is commented out. 
> Looking at /etc/sysconfig/iptables I see that the first two lines are
> comments and the third line reads: *filter.  Is the asterix causing
> the problem?

> Linn

Why didn't you simply post the content of the /etc/sysconfig/iptables
file? Anyway, run "system-config-securitylevel" and let it generate a
new and proper file. Maybe move the broken file first to another place.


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