[CentOS] Question about rebooting and iptables rules persisting

Tue Mar 27 18:01:48 UTC 2007
Preston Crawford <me at prestoncrawford.com>

>> That occurred to me. But it just seems to me that if the "upstream
>> provider" offers this GUI that manages the firewall, then the settings
>> should stick after you reboot. That's why I'm nonplussed about this
>> whole
>> thing. Unless it has something to do with this being an original CentOS
>> 4.0 install and something went amiss during updates, I'm not sure what
>> it
>> is. So here is the output Feizhou asked for.
> ERm...with Roy's suggestion about rc.local...do you have anything in
> rc.local to messes around with iptables? You could be loading from
> /etc/sysconfig/iptables only to have them all flushed away and replaced
> with something else.

That's one of many reasons I didn't go this route when I initially thought
of it way back when (I've been living with this for months since reboots
are so infrequent).