[CentOS] iptables starts blocking outbound http traffic

Kai Schaetzl maillists at conactive.com
Thu Nov 6 17:31:18 UTC 2008


Neil Aggarwal wrote on Thu, 6 Nov 2008 08:33:59 -0600:

> /sbin/iptables -A OUTPUT -o eth0 -s $ETH0_IP -p tcp --sport http --dport
> 1024: -m state --state ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT

Why do you try to filter outbound connections at all? If "something" makes 
it on your machine the first thing they will do is drop your rules.

Kai

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