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Bug 88160 - Bad policy name DENY
Summary: Bad policy name DENY
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rhl-sg
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: John Ha
QA Contact: Tammy Fox
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-04-07 07:50 UTC by Riba Zoltan
Modified: 2014-08-04 22:14 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-04-07 18:19:50 UTC

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Description Riba Zoltan 2003-04-07 07:50:16 UTC
Description of problem:

Bad policy name in section Basic Firewall Policies of Red Hat Linux 9
Security Guide.
DENY policy is not available in iptables.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Run this command as root:
iptables -P INPUT DENY

System's answer:
iptables: Bad policy name

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log in as root.
2. iptables -P INPUT DENY
Actual results:
Change policy name from DENY to DROP.

Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 John Ha 2003-04-07 18:19:50 UTC
Thank you for noting this error. This will be corrected and a documentation
errata will be released shortly. 

Thanks again for your input. 

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