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

Brian Mathis brian.mathis at gmail.com
Tue Apr 7 23:00:16 UTC 2009

On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 6:57 PM, David M Lemcoe Jr. <forum at lemcoe.com> wrote:
> 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?
> Thanks,
> David

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