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

RedShift redshift at pandora.be
Wed Apr 8 09:32:13 UTC 2009


David M Lemcoe Jr. wrote:
> Let me clarify. When I install the web server packages on a Cent install.

You have to do that yourself. You know, do what a sysadmin does? :-)


Glenn


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> On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 6:57 PM, David M Lemcoe Jr. <forum at lemcoe.com> 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.
>>
>> Is there a particular reason for this? Or is it a fail on my end?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> David
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> Not every server is a web server.
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