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

David Lemcoe forum at lemcoe.com
Wed Apr 8 00:12:33 UTC 2009


So wait, how do I fix my Blackberry for mailing lists? Does this
method work? I'm using the GMAIL app for Blackberry.

On 4/7/09, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
> 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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