I made changes to iptables config file in /etc/iptables/filter in ubuntu and want to reload them. I read the man page and also googled but couldn't find the information. Any help will be appreciated.
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Easiest way is to reboot (also if below does not work, reboot, check if that made the change).
Second easiest is to restart the daemons using iptables configurations (google: restart daemon ubuntu).
examples (depends your configuration):
To activate the firewall rules in your config file you must use:
And you can check that they are activated with:
If you want that the rules are activated each time you boot the computer create this file:
With this content:
And give it permission of execution:
Hope it helps you =)
After googling a little, this is what i found to restart iptables. . . sudo /etc/init.d/firewall restart