Don Russell wrote: > Twice now, I've applied new rules using iptables -I... to accept > specific traffic, and each time those rules "disappeared" a little while > later... > > I don't see anything in "man iptables" like "... and don't you forget it!" > (Of course maybe I missed it...) > > This is FC7.... using the cli iptables commands from root.... I also > used webmin with the same effect. > > Why are the new rules not remembered? > > Thanks > If you are talking about the rules not surviving a reboot, try running "service iptables save" and/or "service ip6tables save". If you want the changes saved automatically, edit /etc/sysconfig/iptables.conf and change IPTABLES_SAVE_ON_RESTART="no" to IPTABLES_SAVE_ON_STOP="yes". Do the same for /etc/sysconfig/ip6tables.conf. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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