I just got a new remote server which came with Fedora 15. I first tried to run APF but it gave me this error "apf(18031): {glob} unable to load iptables module (ip_tables), aborting.". Which I then set SET_MONOKERN="0" to SET_MONOKERN="1" to resolve the problem.

However, with my config file showing


The ports show up as closed, instead of being filtered. Any idea why this would be happening?

22/tcp   open   ssh
80/tcp   open   http
443/tcp  open   https
2323/tcp closed 3d-nfsd
4662/tcp closed edonkey
6346/tcp closed gnutella
6699/tcp closed napster
6881/tcp closed bittorrent-tracker
7778/tcp closed interwise

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You aren't running services on those ports.

  • That's my point. If they are blocked they shouldn't even be coming up as 'closed'. It's mixed signal. Kind of seems like still open but without a service running on it.
    – RichardW11
    Oct 23, 2012 at 16:23
  • So what does your actual firewall look like? Oct 23, 2012 at 16:24
  • Sorry not sure what you are asking? My APF Config?
    – RichardW11
    Oct 23, 2012 at 16:27

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