Originally Posted by gscott187
To see if iptables is running type:
service iptables status
You'll get a reasonably long output message showing what's being filtered.
If it is not running, you'll need to start it for fail2ban to work. If you're not running iptables, presumably you have another firewall that is protecting your box from evil hackers?
It said Firewall is stopped.
So start it? Can I make it stay started even after a reboot?