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Re: Cannot Access Remote Server [SOLVED]

From: Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com>
To: Tom Browder <tom(dot)browder(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>, pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Cannot Access Remote Server [SOLVED]
Date: 2011-08-19 12:15:35
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On 19 August 2011 13:13, Tom Browder <tom(dot)browder(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> I redid the iptables command because the line above is incorrect, it
> should read:
> # iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --destination-port 5432 -s x.x.x.x -j ACCEPT
> Note that the previous rule had to be deleted which I did by editing
> the file /etc/iptables/default and removing it and saving the file (I
> think there is a safer way but I didn't know how and was afraid I
> might remove the wrong rule).
> Note also there are some differences between Ubuntu and Fedora, for
> example the location of the rules file. If I have to do this again I
> would save file /etc/iptabes/default before I start messing with it.
> After deleting the old rule and making the corrected rule with the
> iptables command I did:
>  # /etc/init.d/iptables save
>  # /etc/init.d/iptables restart
> and I got in!
> Thanks Thom.

Well it was Guillaume who guided you in that direction, not I. :)

Thom Brown
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