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iptables blocks everything

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by NNNils, Oct 1, 2003.

  1. NNNils

    NNNils Well-Known Member

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    Last night, iptables appeared to have blocked all access to the server.

    What can be the source of this problem?

    I am new to iptables config, never did anything with it.

    Where can I find some basic info about it?

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    Website Rob Well-Known Member

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    Not sure why you think it's an IP Tables situation, if you didn't change anything. Odds are more likely it is an .htaccess file causing the problem.

    # /sbin/iptables -L INPUT -v

    Will tell you what rules are being used.

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    NNNils Well-Known Member

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    Server became unreachable, my datacenter told me after some time that the cause was iptables blocking all access.

    They repaired it already.

    But I want to know how this came like this and what I can do about it.
     
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    NNNils,
    I suggest that you use a firewall scripts based on iptables like kiss my firewall. That is easier to handle for you and you can adjust to various scenarios.

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