[CentOS] CentOS automatically blocks port 80 out-of-the-box

David M Lemcoe Jr. forum at lemcoe.com
Tue Apr 7 23:57:57 UTC 2009

Maybe I just haven't installed enough distros, but the times I've installed CentOS, I've had to remember that by default, iptables is blocking inbound port 80 requests. This leads me to believe that I have a non-OS firewall error because I can ping but not http request. 

Is there a particular reason for this? Or is it a fail on my end?


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