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3.6. Saving Network Packet Filter Settings
After configuring the appropriate network packet filters for your situation, save the settings so they get restored after a reboot. For
iptables, type the following command:
/sbin/service iptables save
This saves the settings in
/etc/sysconfig/iptablesso they can be recalled at boot time.
Once this file is written, you are able to use the
/sbin/servicecommand to start, stop, and check the status (using the status switch) of
/sbin/servicewill automatically load the appropriate module for you. For an example of how to use the
/sbin/servicecommand, see Section 2.3, “Starting the Piranha Configuration Tool Service”.
Finally, you need to be sure the appropriate service is set to activate on the proper runlevels. For more on this, see Section 2.1, “Configuring Services on the LVS Router”.
The next chapter explains how to use the Piranha Configuration Tool to configure the LVS router and describe the steps necessary to activate the Load Balancer Add-On.