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Remove specific entries from iptables

Terminal - Remove specific entries from iptables
iptables -L INPUT --line-numbers
2013-12-19 16:14:25
Functions: iptables
Remove specific entries from iptables

Then you can remove the specific entry:

iptables -D INPUT 10

Just make sure these are set:



Else your changes won't stick when you restart iptables.


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Lord no.

Do not make those changes to IPTABLES_SAVE_ON_STOP="yes"


OP's tip is valuable for troubleshooting, but once you determine the culprit, then just use the built in save function manually, or edit your iptables init script. That way, if you fuck up a rule, you can reboot the box and all is well.

You do not want to permanently get locked out of your box. That's fixable, but a PITA.

Comment by finegameofnil 220 weeks and 1 day ago

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