[CentOS] iptables default configuration

Carlos Santana neubyr at gmail.com
Tue Jan 19 14:51:19 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 7:31 AM, Kai Schaetzl <maillists at conactive.com> wrote:
> Carlos Santana wrote on Mon, 18 Jan 2010 17:54:51 -0600:
>> - The wiki page approach is to flush existing rules and then add
>> required rules to iptables. Is it possible to add/append required
>> rules without flushing existing set of rules
> You can add rules on-the-fly at runtime and then use service iptables save
> to save them. This will be automatically loaded on a service iptables
> start. But it's harder to maintain as a script of your own. I prefer to
> write a script, run it (which includes flushing etc.) and when it's ok I
> save that result.
> Kai

Currently my approach is similar to yours, which is shown in the wiki page also.

I didn't get what you mean by - 'But it's harder to maintain as a
script of your own.'. You are also using script, right?
I use git for maintaining versions (not a public repo).

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