[CentOS] iptables failure at the last line

Alexander Farber alexander.farber at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 05:30:14 EDT 2010


Hello Nicolas,

On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 11:01 AM, Nicolas Thierry-Mieg
<Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr> wrote:
>> Any hints on how to debug those issues?
>
> the same way you debug stuff when you can't see the problem by just
> staring at it: reduce it to a minimal error-case. So, remove some of
> those /etc/sysconfig/iptables lines until it no longer fails, and
> identify the exact line that causes the failure. Then stare at that one
> line and understand why it's failing.

Ain't those 20! combinations? (my combinatorics skills are aged).

I was actually hoping for good iptables tips and not for mental coaching :-)

Regards
Alex


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