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iptables-save > iptables.current; vi iptables.current; iptables-restore iptables.current; service iptables save
2013-12-04 18:41:48
User: bigc00p
0

These series of commands allows you all at once to make a backup of your current config, edit that config, then saves it as the running config and makes it persistent. I would advise knowing what your doing to the config before running this because if you mess up say the port 22 portion, you may get knocked off the system. ;) Don't say I didn't warn ya!

cd /etc/network/if-up.d && iptables-save > firewall.conf && echo -e '#!/bin/sh -e\niptables-restore < $(dirname $0)/firewall.conf' > iptables && chmod a+x iptables
iptables-save > firewall.conf; rm -f /etc/network/if-up.d/iptables; echo '#!/bin/sh' > /etc/network/if-up.d/iptables; echo "iptables-restore < firewall.conf" >> /etc/network/if-up.d/iptables; chmod +x /etc/network/if-up.d/iptables
2010-11-13 23:58:28
Tags: sudo iptables
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a simple command in order to make iptables rules permanent, run @ sudo!

sudo iptables-save > /etc/iptables.up.rules
2009-08-19 14:55:05
User: kamiller
Functions: iptables-save sudo
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Stores the currently active iptables rules to a file that will be applied upon reboot