Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 174014
no longer accepts, and won't start with, --icmp-type any
Last modified: 2008-02-06 11:01:06 EST
Description of problem:
iptables no longer accepts, and won't start with,
-A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -p icmp --icmp-type any -j ACCEPT
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.service iptables restart
Applying iptables firewall rules: iptables-restore v1.3.4: Unknown arg `--icmp-type'
Error occurred at line: 11
Try `iptables-restore -h' or 'iptables-restore --help' for more information.
upgrades should maintain backward compatibility, or make necessary corrections
I can comment out the --icmp-type any line and then start iptables, but then
the host doesn't respond correctly to ping.
Same here - ditto
Fixed in rawhide in rpm iptables-1.3.4-2 or newer.
I'm effected by this bug as well. Even the Fedora mirror is vacant from the
Adding to CC
Sorry but problem seems to be still here with iptables-1.3.8-6.fc9.i386 on F9 alpha.
There have been a problem in system-config-firewall, which generates the rules
for iptables. Pleas update to system-config-firewall-1.2.2-1 from rawhide and
use "lokkit --update" afterwards.
thanks that fix the problem