save and boot load iptaable settings

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jmor8801
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save and boot load iptaable settings

Postby jmor8801 » Thu Oct 04, 2012 3:09 pm

Hello

I was wondering does anyone have any idea on where i can find info on how to save the iptables settings ( ip i am dropping / blocking ) , and how to get mint 13 kde to load those saved settings up on boot up ?

Thanks in advance for any help.

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Re: save and boot load iptaable settings

Postby xenopeek » Fri Oct 05, 2012 3:20 am

iptables is the program you use to configure the netfilter rules. So read "man iptables" to get the details on this program. Or you can browse some documentation on their website: http://www.netfilter.org/documentation/index.html

Unless you know what you are doing, using ufw is the better idea. ufw is a more user friendly way to configure iptables, and is installed on Linux Mint also.
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