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Re: F11 iptables can't disable



On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 07:46:44 -0600,
  Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net> wrote:
> Running service iptables stop just removes the it from the table that
> starts iptables on the next boot. iptables still runs.

That is incorrect. "service iptables stop" makes an immediate change to
the firewall rules to essentially turn off all blocking.
"chkconfig iptables off" is used to stop iptables from being started, but
has no immediate effect on the firewall rules.


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