setting up ssh

Clyde E. Kunkel clydekunkel7734 at
Fri Aug 26 19:18:17 UTC 2011

On 08/26/2011 02:55 PM, Peter G. wrote:
> Michael Cronenworth wrote:
>> # iptables -L | grep ssh
>> ACCEPT     tcp  --  anywhere             anywhere            state NEW
>> tcp dpt:ssh
> You know, I just tried your command again, but this time without grepping, and
> I see that ssh is nowhere in the output, so how could grep ssh ever return
> anything?
> But, when I examine /etc/sysconfig/iptables, I see:
> -A INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp -p tcp --dport 22 -j ACCEPT
> Doesn't that mean that port 22 is open?
> And if so, why does your command not show any output, while
> /etc/sysconfig/iptables would suggest that the port is opened?
> Any yet, there is still no communication possible. What is wrong?
  I assume you have rebooted after changing firewall rules and/or issued:

# systemctl restart iptables.service

If so, then I dunno....


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