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Re: [Xen-devel] iptables in virtual machine

To: Dan Cardamore <dan@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] iptables in virtual machine
From: Ian Pratt <Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2004 17:30:43 +0000
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> Is it possible to have the virtual systems create their own firewalls
> using iptables.  Every time my virtual machines call it they get:
> root@tiny ~ # iptables -L
> modprobe: could not parse modules.dep
> iptables v1.2.11: can't initialize iptables table `filter': iptables
> who? (do you need to insmod?)
> Perhaps iptables or your kernel needs to be upgraded.

Sounds like you need to compile your guest kernel with iptables
support and install the relevant modules.

It should work fine.


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