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IPTABLES-RESTORE(8)             iptables 1.4.21            IPTABLES-RESTORE(8)

       iptables-restore -- Restore IP Tables

       ip6tables-restore -- Restore IPv6 Tables

       iptables-restore [-chntv] [-M modprobe]

       ip6tables-restore [-chntv] [-M modprobe] [-T name]

       iptables-restore and ip6tables-restore are used to restore IP and IPv6 Tables from data specified on STDIN. Use
       I/O redirection provided by your shell to read from a file

       -c, --counters
              restore the values of all packet and byte counters

       -h, --help
              Print a short option summary.

       -n, --noflush
              don't flush the previous contents of the table. If not specified, both commands flush (delete) all  pre-
              vious contents of the respective table.

       -t, --test
              Only parse and construct the ruleset, but do not commit it.

       -v, --verbose
              Print additional debug info during ruleset processing.

       -M, --modprobe modprobe_program
              Specify  the  path  to  the  modprobe  program. By default, iptables-restore will inspect /proc/sys/ker-
              nel/modprobe to determine the executable's path.

       -T, --table name
              Restore only the named table even if the input stream contains other ones.

       None known as of iptables-1.2.1 release

       Harald Welte <> wrote iptables-restore based on code from Rusty Russell.
       Andras Kis-Szabo <> contributed ip6tables-restore.

       iptables-save(8), iptables(8)

       The iptables-HOWTO, which details more iptables usage, the NAT-HOWTO, which details  NAT,  and  the  netfilter-
       hacking-HOWTO which details the internals.

iptables 1.4.21                                            IPTABLES-RESTORE(8)