iptables -i lo doesn't appear in listing?

Dennis w32 at earthlink.net
Tue Aug 13 07:17:22 PDT 2002

Rob 'Feztaa' Park wrote:
> Alas! Dennis spake thus:
>>I was alarmed when iptables -L listed:
>>ACCEPT all -- anywhere anywhere
>>corresponding to the rule (from blfs' personal firewall section):
>>iptables -A INPUT -i lo -j ACCEPT
>>Is this normal, is or there a typo in my rule? I would have expected a 
>>"-i lo" qualifier to appear at the end of the line, (as states 
>>ESTABLISHED, RELATED appear for a different rule), but lo doesn't appear 
> Try this:
> iptables -L -nv --line-numbers
> It'll give you really verbose output, it'll show all the qualifiers on
> each rule.

Right you are. Many thanks,


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