Bug 88160 - Bad policy name DENY
Bad policy name DENY
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rhl-sg (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: John Ha
Tammy Fox
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Reported: 2003-04-07 03:50 EDT by Riba Zoltan
Modified: 2014-08-04 18:14 EDT (History)
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Description Riba Zoltan 2003-04-07 03:50:16 EDT
Description of problem:

Bad policy name in section Basic Firewall Policies of Red Hat Linux 9
Security Guide.
DENY policy is not available in iptables.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Run this command as root:
iptables -P INPUT DENY

System's answer:
iptables: Bad policy name

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log in as root.
2. iptables -P INPUT DENY
Actual results:
Change policy name from DENY to DROP.

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Additional info:
Comment 1 John Ha 2003-04-07 14:19:50 EDT
Thank you for noting this error. This will be corrected and a documentation
errata will be released shortly. 

Thanks again for your input. 

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