[Centos] Messing around with iptables

Denis E. Pilon dpilon at dpilon.com
Thu Aug 12 18:37:35 UTC 2004


iptables -A INPUT -d 127.0.0.1 -p icmp -m icmp --icmp-type 8 -j DROP

DP

On Thu, 2004-08-12 at 11:37, scty Library wrote:
> Hello all,
> 
> 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
> exploring.
> 
> Thanks all.
> 
> 
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