OT: building a new MS machine and stuck at the firewall

Dimitri Yioulos dyioulos at firstbhph.com
Mon Feb 27 20:19:11 GMT 2006

On Monday February 27 2006 3:06 pm, Billy A. Pumphrey wrote:
> Well I thought that I was not a newbie, but I am already stuck and
> having not did anything but install CentOS 4.2.
> I opted to enable the firewall during the setup, and now I do not even
> know how to turn it off let alone configure the iptables, as it seems
> that I need to do.  I searched and searched and I really just want to
> turn it off because it is not directly on the net.
> Any simple command ex: service firewall stop chkconfig firewall or
> something to turn it off?
> Thank you
> --

"service iptables stop" will stop iptables immediately, but isn't persistent. 
For that, "chkconfig --level 345 iptables off" should do it.


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