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what is the opposite of iptables -F ?

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I need to do things quick

in a lab environment I setup my firewall and my services

I then often like to do a iptables -F to check mywork without the firewall.

then I would like to enable the iptables with one quick command

how do I undo a iptables -F without going into system-config-firewall-tui and .......

I need to be quick

timfox123

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woolmilkporc earned 500 total points
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Doesn't

/sbin/service iptables reload

do the trick?

Alternatively try

/sbin/iptables-restore < /etc/sysconfig/iptables
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by:TIMFOX123
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Hello WMP

you are totally correct.  

Brain overload at the moment

this works great
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