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Q. How do I disable/stop firewall in Linux server?

A. Iptables Firewall

To check the status of your firewall and all rules, enter:
# sudo iptables -vL
# iptables -L -n
# sudo iptables -L
# sudo iptables -L -n

To display numeric values, type

# sudo iptables -vnL

To Stop firewall
# sudo iptables -L -n
# service iptables stop

How do I disable firewall?
First login as the root user.
Next enter the following three commands to disable firewall.

# service iptables stop
# service iptables save
# chkconfig iptables off

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