[blfs-support] iptables question

Fernando de Oliveira famobr at yahoo.com.br
Sun Mar 3 02:55:12 PST 2013

--- Em dom, 3/3/13, lux-integ escreveu:

> De: lux-integ
> Assunto: [blfs-support] iptables question
> Para: "BLFS Support List"
> Data: Domingo, 3 de Março de 2013, 7:10
> Greetings
> Can iptables as per the blfs bootsctipt  be restarted?
> ( If not so, is a 
> reboot always necessary )  or if so how so?
> thanks in advance
> sincerely
> luxInteg

No reboot necessary. Clear it with

    /etc/rc.d/init.d/iptables clear

then run again

    /etc/rc.d/init.d/iptables start

I have also use manually "iptables -F" (-F = --flush) and all have 

From the manpage:

-F, --flush [chain]
       Flush the selected chain (all the chains in the table  if  none
       is given).  This is equivalent to deleting all the rules one by


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