Start iptables Fails with Error "Another app is currently holding the xtables lock" (Doc ID 2220475.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 16, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.8 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.1.12] and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Updating the package iptables to iptables-1.4.7-16.0.3.el6, the service fails to start after a stop.

Changes

 

Cause

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