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Oracle Linux: How to Protect Application Port from Port Scanning in IPtables (Doc ID 2363539.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 to Oracle Linux 6.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.1.12] [Release OL5 to OL6U9]
Linux x86-64

Goal

To understand how to create rules in iptables that will protect application ports from port scanning.

Note: Prior to creation of these iptables rules, please ensure to follow this KM Doc "How to configure IP tables to enable some ports on OL6 (Doc ID 2037821.1)"

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