[Firehol-support] Re: configuration file problem?

Daniel Pittman daniel at rimspace.net
Fri Jan 7 03:23:52 GMT 2005

On 7 Jan 2005, Camilo Rostoker wrote:
> I have some experience with general Linux administration, but I am a 
> total newbie to iptables and firewalls in general. I'm looking for a 
> basic firewall setup. I've read the FAQ's and install guide but 
> something seems to be wrong...


That configuration all looks quite correct; your problems seem to lie


> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> ERROR : # 1.
> WHAT : A runtime command failed to execute (returned error 1).
> SOURCE : line 13 of /etc/firehol/firehol.conf
> COMMAND : /sbin/iptables -t filter -A in_internet_http_s1 -p tcp --sport
> 1024:65535 --dport 80 -m state --state NEW,ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT
> iptables: No chain/target/match by that name

Your kernel does not have iptables built in, or the module loading is

Those errors are a *sure* sign of that.

How did you come by your kernel, and which distribution are you using?

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