Why does "service iptables status" displays some iptables rules even after "chkconfig --level 345 iptables off" and server reboot?

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Issue

  • Why does "service iptables status" displays some iptables rules even after "chkconfig --level 345 iptables off" and server reboot?

  • When using command "service iptables status" or "iptables -L" still displays some iptables rules after already run "chkconfig --level 345 iptables off" and reboot the server.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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