Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 66274
IPtables is running and working however after sometimes it stops being affective.
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:43:01 EDT
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Description of problem:
IPtables rules work however sometimes they just stop working (even though
iptables is still running). Doing an iptable -L shows all the rules are still
there. To resolve the issue the rules have to be
flushed /etc/sysconfig/iptables deleted, networking restarted and the iptables
rules re-added. This is happening on a lot of our servers.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
There is no way i have found to reproduce the problem. It just seems to happen
randomly after the servers have been running for a while.
This is almost certainly not related to the userland iptables tools (they just
control the kernel iptables implementation).
(QA contact changed to reflect package change)
We need kernel version and architecture to help in the debugging, if you can
give the output of `uname -a`, that would help (apologies in advance if more
info is needed). Also, how are you detecting the failure? (new entries in
Closed - no info can't dupe. If you have more please re-open