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How do I enable/disable my Iptables firewall
To start IP tables on your RedHat server,
# service iptables start

You can run the following command to stop iptabes:
# service iptables stop

It is also important to save your iptables configuration so that it is loaded again on the next reboot. This can be done by running:

# service iptables save

You can also set the iptables program to start on boot by running:
# chkconfig iptables on
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Howto disable the iptables firewall in Linux
Q. Quick question: I need to disable firewall in Linux for testing purpose. I’m using CentOS 4.4. How do I disable the firewall in Linux?

A. A Linux firewall is software based firewall that provides protection between your server (workstation) and damaging content on the Internet or network.

It will try to guard your computer against both malicious users and software such as viruses/worms.
Task: Disable / Turn off Linux Firewall (Red hat/CentOS/Fedora Core)

Type the following two comma
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Linux Disable / Remove The Iptables Firewall
Q. How do I disable the iptables firewall in Fedora Core Linux?

A. Iptables is used to set up, maintain, and inspect the tables of IP packet filter rules in the Linux kernel.

If you are using RHEL (Redhat), Fedora core or Cent os Linux just type following commands to disable the iptables firewall:
Quote:# service iptables save
# service iptables stop
# chkconfig iptables off
If you are using any other Linux distribution type the following command to clear up firewall rules:
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Install Iptables Firewall in Redhat / CentOS Linux
How do I install iptables under Redhat (RHEL) or CentOS or Fedora Linux operating systems?

In most Linux distros including Redhat / CentOS / Fedora Linux installs iptables by default. It has become a standard option in all distros. So there is a good chance that iptables is already installed in your server or workstation. But, you can use the following procedure to verify that iptables has been installed. Open a terminal Window or login using the ssh client to remote server. Make sure you log
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How to configure Iptables Firewall in CentOS and Redhat VPS or Server
How do I configure a host-based firewall called Netfilter (iptables) under CentOS / RHEL / Fedora / Redhat Enterprise Linux?

The default config files for RHEL / CentOS / Fedora Linux are:

/etc/sysconfig/iptables - The system scripts that activate the firewall by reading this file.

Task: Display Default Rules

Type the following command:

iptables --line-numbers -n -L

Sample outputs:

[code]Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT)
num target prot opt source