RE: Configuring RedHat Linux 7.1 as a gateway server without IPChains.

From: David Correa (tech@linux-tech.com)
Date: 11/28/01


Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2001 01:05:39 -0800 (PST)
From: David Correa <tech@linux-tech.com>
To: security-discuss@linuxsecurity.com
Subject: RE: Configuring RedHat Linux 7.1 as a gateway server without IPChains.
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.40.0111280057270.23845-100000@yunque.10.10.10.254>

On Tue, 27 Nov 2001, Joe Stevensen wrote:
> To find out if IPCHAINS is installed, do this:
>
> rpm -q ipchains
>
> To remove IPCHAINS, do this:
>
> rpm -e ipchains
>
> Then reboot. (you can unload and load the appropriate kernel modules if
> rebooting is not desired)

To enable ipchains and enable iptables just do a

service --level 35 ipchains off

Do an lsmod and look for the ipchains module and remove it using
rmmod.

Then do a service --level 35 iptables on
and iptables -L

You dont need to do a rpm -e ipchains

Iptables allows you to do a stateful firewall

::dc::

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