Librenix  
(Show all IPtables articles . . .
)  
Headlines | Linux | Apps | Coding | BSD | Admin | News
Information for Linux System Administration 

Opening SSH and HTTP ports with iptables

Up
vote
Down

How to use the command line to open ports on your iptables firewall under Linux.
I have to look this up from time to time, usually just after installing a new Linux system intended for use as a test server. There are GUI tools for configuring the firewall, but I usually leave the entire windowing system uninstalled.

By default, many Linux distributions will start up sshd and httpd, but you won’t be able to connect to them over the network, since the ports will be blocked by iptables. The examples below are for Red Hat or CentOS (which is basically Red Hat), and may vary slightly betweenl distributions.
 read more | mail this link | score:8665 | -Ray, January 9, 2006
More Sysadmin articles...

Buy Abstract Art Prints

admin headlines

10 basic examples of Linux ps command

Encrypt your data with EncFS (Debian 7)

Tutorial: Install DHCP server in Ubuntu 12.10

OpenVZ Tutorial: Build virtual host with Web, MySQL, Email, DNS servers on Debian 6

Tutorial: Install Nginx, PHP5, MySQL on Fedora 15

Run Scripts at Ubuntu Startup

 

Firefox sidebar

Site map

Site info

News feed

Features

Login
(to post)

Search

 
Articles are owned by their authors.   © 2000-2012 Ray Yeargin