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I am not sure how to read what this IP tables statement means

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I have an old RHEL 5.11 with IP tables version 1.3.5 and I am looking at the output chain and this is what I see


output chain on iptables 1.3.5
what does this mean ? it is blocking all output or allowing all output ??

thanks!!!!!
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The output chain depending on which option you used -t nat or -f filter

means default policy is to accept (meaning allow)

http://www.linuxhowtos.org/Security/iptables.htm

Specifying in your question what it is you want to achieve will have answers suggestions to to get you to where you want to be.

if you merely ran iptables -L it means you use the -t filter as it is the default...
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thanks man!!!!!!!!!!
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