[CentOS] iptables starts blocking outbound http traffic

Joseph L. Casale JCasale at activenetwerx.com
Thu Nov 6 18:16:31 UTC 2008

>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.

You imply the *only* reason for outbound filtering is stop a hacker. In some
environments it serves as an additional layer of protection against other problems
related to configuration/application issues as an example.


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