[CentOS] IPTables not working?

Thu Aug 25 16:15:01 UTC 2005
Sean O'Connell <oconnell at soe.ucsd.edu>

On Thu, 2005-08-25 at 07:48 -0700, centos at silverservers.com wrote:
> Hello CentOS,
> I'm having a strange situation on one of my servers.  I'm running
> CentOS with all the latest yum updates.  It runs fine, but iptables
> does not seem to be 'consistently' dropping the packets from the IP's
> I've put a drop rule in for.   When I do iptables -L I still see the
> rule in place:
> iptables -L
> Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT)
> target     prot opt source                     destination
> RH-Firewall-1-INPUT  all  --  anywhere         anywhere
> DROP       all  --  ip176-0.netcathost.com/24  anywhere 
> With this rule in place and iptables running, I am now getting the
> blocked IP's showing up in my apache logs again.  this used to work...
> has something changed?

Rather than posting the output of iptables -L, could you send the
file /etc/sysconfig/iptables to the list.

Also, what happens if you restart iptables? 

/sbin/service iptables restart

Any errors?

Sean O'Connell
Office of Engineering Computing         oconnell at soe.ucsd.edu
Jacobs School of Engineering, UCSD      858.534.9716 (49716)