CentOS Open a Port

I am trying to open port 80 & 443 to everyone.  My et/sysconfig/iptables looks like:

# Generated by iptables-save v1.3.5 on Tue Mar 20 19:14:47 2012
*filter
:INPUT ACCEPT [0:0]
:FORWARD ACCEPT [0:0]
:OUTPUT ACCEPT [133643:8702644]
:RH-Firewall-1-INPUT - [0:0]
-A INPUT -j RH-Firewall-1-INPUT
-A FORWARD -j RH-Firewall-1-INPUT
-A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 5901 -j ACCEPT
-A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -i lo -j ACCEPT
-A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -p icmp -m icmp --icmp-type any -j ACCEPT
-A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -p esp -j ACCEPT
-A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -p ah -j ACCEPT
-A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -d 224.0.0.251 -p udp -m udp --dport 5353 -j ACCEPT
-A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -p udp -m udp --dport 631 -j ACCEPT
-A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 631 -j ACCEPT
-A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -m state --state RELATED,ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT
-A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -p tcp -m state --state NEW -m tcp --dport 22 -j ACCEPT
-A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT
-A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 443 -j ACCEPT
-A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -j REJECT --reject-with icmp-host-prohibited
COMMIT
# Completed on Tue Mar 20 19:14:47 2012
"/etc/sysconfig/iptables" 23L, 1071C


When i test the ports with a port query tool it tells me they are not open.  What did i miss?
deklinmAsked:
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PapertripConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Are you sure Apache is running when you run the port scan?

Do you have anything in /etc/hosts.allow or /etc/hosts.deny ?
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deklinmAuthor Commented:
/etc/hosts.allow or /etc/hosts.deny are both empty

Apache is not running
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PapertripCommented:
Start up Apache and run the port scan again.
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1ly4meCommented:
What about IPTables and Firewall? Are they running?
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JZeollaCommented:
Your syntax seems correct.  

First make sure you start up whatever is going to be connecting to port 80.  Then verify that the system is listening on port 80 using:
netstat --listen -an | awk '/LISTEN/ && /:80 / && /tcp/'

Now run your port scan.  Since it's a tcp port scan, it requires a response to be considered 'up' and therefore it needs to have traffic allowed in addition to a listening service on that server's port 80.
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