[CentOS] Start scripts ordering

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams ivazquez at ivazquez.net
Sat Nov 26 15:34:07 UTC 2005

On Sat, 2005-11-26 at 10:25 -0500, Phil Savoie wrote:
> Hi All,
> Was wondering if you could help me out.  At work we are running CentOS 4.2 as 
> our mailserver/firewall.  The script in question is  /etc/rc3.d/S08iptables.  
> As this starts before the network adapters are set up, it hoses our iptables 
> script resulting in denying our internal hosts internet access.  
> What I would like to do is mv the script to /etc/rc3.d/S11iptables so the the 
> interfaces are up and then the iptables script kicks in.  It is in this way 
> that we find it works best for us.
> However on a reboot we found that the "system" moved the script back to it's 
> original name of  /etc/rc3.d/S08iptables.
> How would I "tell the system" to keep the script named 
> as /etc/rc3.d/S11iptables so that it does not automatically rename it back 
> to /etc/rc3.d/S08iptables?

Edit the chkconfig line in /etc/init.d/iptables to read 11 instead of
08, then run:

chkconfig iptables reset

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazquez at ivazquez.net>

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