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Disable all iptables rules without disconnecting yourself

Terminal - Disable all iptables rules without disconnecting yourself
iptables -F && iptables -X && iptables -P INPUT ACCEPT && iptables -OUTPUT ACCEPT
2009-03-27 15:03:54
User: lme
Functions: iptables
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Disable all iptables rules without disconnecting yourself

This turns your iptables packet filter to a "Allow any from any to any" filter, so you can rule out any filtering issues when you have a problem to enable a connection from or to your host.

To re-enable it, run /etc/init.d/iptables restart

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Terminal - Alternatives
iptables -P INPUT ACCEPT; iptables -P FORWARD ACCEPT; iptables -P OUTPUT ACCEPT; for table in `cat /proc/net/ip_tables_names`; do iptables -t $table -F; iptables -t $table -Z; iptables -t $table -X; done
2011-12-15 18:19:34
User: dash
Functions: iptables
Tags: Linux iptables
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If you changed the default policy on any chain other than filter table chain's, this won't be enough.

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