Question

cannot install iptables on centos

Posted June 17, 2019 895 views
CentOSFirewall

[root@grants-vps ~]# sudo yum install iptables-services -y
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Setting up Install Process
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile

  • base: mirror.trouble-free.net
  • extras: mirror.trouble-free.net
  • updates: mirror.trouble-free.net No package iptables-services available. Error: Nothing to do

this is the error message, almost everything i try to install gives me this error.

Can someone please tell me why?

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Hello!

Have you tried to install EPEL repository? You can do that using the following commands:

yum -y update
yum -y install epel-release
yum repolist

then run as root:

yum install iptables-services -y

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