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# Installing iptables
sudo apt-get install iptables
# Permission Evelation
sudo su
# Showing active rules
iptables -L -v
# Adding specific rules
sudo iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 22 -j ACCEPT
sudo iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 514 -j ACCEPT
sudo iptables -A INPUT -p udp --dport 514 -j ACCEPT
# Modifying the default input policy
sudo iptables -A INPUT -j DROP
# Showing active rules
iptables -L -v
# Saving iptables config
sudo /sbin/iptables-save


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