[CentOS] iptables starts blocking outbound http traffic

Kai Schaetzl maillists at conactive.com
Thu Nov 6 17:31:18 UTC 2008

Neil Aggarwal wrote on Thu, 6 Nov 2008 08:33:59 -0600:

> /sbin/iptables -A OUTPUT -o eth0 -s $ETH0_IP -p tcp --sport http --dport
> 1024: -m state --state ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT

Why do you try to filter outbound connections at all? If "something" makes 
it on your machine the first thing they will do is drop your rules.


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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