[CentOS] CentOS automatically blocks port 80 out-of-the-box

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Wed Apr 8 00:07:22 UTC 2009


David M Lemcoe Jr. wrote:
> Maybe I just haven't installed enough distros, but the times I've installed CentOS, I've had to remember that by default, iptables is blocking inbound port 80 requests. This leads me to believe that I have a non-OS firewall error because I can ping but not http request. 
> 
post install reboot, you would normally get a text/graphical UI that 
lets you setup firewall policy, selinux policy amongst other things. 
Just add port 80 to the list of ports you'd want open on all interfaces.

> Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry

its still broken.

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