Getting warning "systemd: [/usr/lib/systemd/system/ip6tables.service:3] Failed to add dependency on syslog.target,iptables.service, ignoring: Invalid argument".

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Issue

  • The ip6tables.service unit file is setting as below:
# cat /usr/lib/systemd/system/ip6tables.service                             
[Unit]                                                                                                   
Description=IPv6 firewall with ip6tables                                                                 
After=syslog.target,iptables.service  
  • When run systemctl daemon-reload, receive error:
systemd: [/usr/lib/systemd/system/ip6tables.service:3] Failed to add dependency on syslog.target,iptables.service, ignoring: Invalid argument in /var/log/messages.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • iptables-services package is installed.

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