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188.8.131.52. Saving the Settings
Click Enable firewall was selected, the options selected are translated toto save the changes and enable or disable the firewall. If
iptablescommands and written to the
iptablesservice is also started so that the firewall is activated immediately after saving the selected options. If Disable firewall was selected, the
/etc/sysconfig/iptablesfile is removed and the
iptablesservice is stopped immediately.
The selected options are also written to the
/etc/sysconfig/system-config-securitylevelfile so that the settings can be restored the next time the application is started. Do not edit this file by hand.
Even though the firewall is activated immediately, the
iptablesservice is not configured to start automatically at boot time. Refer to Section 184.108.40.206, “Activating the IPTables Service” for more information.