On Wed, 2016-06-29 at 10:49 -0700, Gordon Messmer wrote: > On 06/29/2016 03:00 AM, Leon Vergottini wrote: > > #!/bin/bash > > > > # RESET CURRENT RULE BASE > > iptables -F > > service iptables save > Why would you save the existing rule set? This script throws it away > later, when it runs save again. He flushes all the tables, then saves an empty iptables configuration. Later he adds to that empty iptables configuration. Long-winded, but nothing wrong. Don't forget he is a learner (leerling) No person is perfect when starting to learn a new system. Only by experimenting will one learn. -- Regards, Paul. England, EU. England's place is in the European Union. UK banned residents voting when they have lived in the UK for 51 years.