[Centos] Messing around with iptables
dag at wieers.com
Thu Aug 12 16:19:24 UTC 2004
On Thu, 12 Aug 2004, scty Library wrote:
> I am messing around with iptables, trying to learn how
> it works so that I can build my self a router/firewall
> and mabey a VPN. Anyway I tried to use a command on my
> Desktop CentOS3 machine.
> "iptables -A INPUT -s 127.0.0.1 -p icmp -j DROP"
> now the command seems to have went through because I
> didn't get any errors, but when I go to ping 127.0.0.1
> I am getting a response and my packet loss is 0%. It
> should be 100% packet loss.
> Can anyone tell me what I am doing wrong. I am not
> trying to do anything yet, just want to learn by
iptables -A INPUT -d 127.0.0.1 -p icmp -j DROP
Since you're pinging 127.0.0.1, that's the destination (-d) address, not
the source (-s) address.
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