Alexander Farber wrote: > Hello, > > can anybody please spot an error here? > > # sudo service iptables start > Flushing firewall rules: [ OK ] > Setting chains to policy ACCEPT: filter [ OK ] > Unloading iptables modules: [ OK ] > Applying iptables firewall rules: iptables-restore: line 20 failed > [FAILED] > > And my /etc/sysconfig/iptables is (I'm trying to enable > Samba, Apache, FMS dev. ed. and throttled SSH at 22 and 443): > <snip> > Any hints on how to debug those issues? the same way you debug stuff when you can't see the problem by just staring at it: reduce it to a minimal error-case. So, remove some of those /etc/sysconfig/iptables lines until it no longer fails, and identify the exact line that causes the failure. Then stare at that one line and understand why it's failing.