iptables systemd services fail

Claude Jones cjoneslists at tehogeeservices.com
Sat Nov 19 14:46:43 UTC 2011

On 11/19/2011 09:25 AM, Claude Jones wrote:
>> >  Anyone has seen this, too?
>> >
> Yes, I'm getting something similar, but it gets crazier! Running this
> produces the following:
> *******************************************************************
> status iptables.service
> status: Unable to connect to Upstart: Failed to connect to socket
> /com/ubuntu/upstart: Connection refused
> *******************************************************************
> What is that reference to an Ubuntu folder about??? It doesn't exist on
> my system.
> If I run systemctl start iptables.service the service starts up normally...

update: after running some updates just now, I restarted, and iptables 
appears to have started - "iptables --list" produces a list of rules as 
opposed to the three lines of "allow all" I saw fifteen minutes ago, and 
boot.log indicates that iptables started

Claude Jones
Brunswick, MD, USA

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