[CentOS] iptables starting while disabled

Peter Farrell peter.d.farrell at gmail.com
Mon Jun 9 14:15:23 UTC 2008

I'm not sure as it relates specifically to XEN - but I would have a
look through the /etc/rc.d
directory. If it's not being turned on there, 'egrep -i iptables'
/etc/init.d/* and see if it's in any startup script there.
Slim chance they may be something in rc.local as well.


2008/6/9 Joseph L. Casale <JCasale at activenetwerx.com>:
> I have a xen machine that has iptables turned off, and after a reboot it started behaving
> badly during times when network IO rose to anything other than almost nil. Since I know
> iptables makes xen unstable without some additional config and since its isolated I just
> have is disabled. As a result it was the last place I looked and spent the better half of the
> day chasing my tail.
> Somehow it gets turned on after a reboot, how can I deduce what is activating it?
> Thanks!
> jlc
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