IPTABLES-RESTORE(8)             iptables 1.8.4             IPTABLES-RESTORE(8)

       iptables-restore -- Restore IP Tables

       ip6tables-restore -- Restore IPv6 Tables

       iptables-restore [-chntvV] [-w secs] [-W usecs] [-M modprobe] [-T name]

       ip6tables-restore [-chntvV] [-w secs]  [-W  usecs]  [-M  modprobe]  [-T
       name] [file]

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

       -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  speci-
              fied,  both commands flush (delete) all previous 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.

       -V, --version
              Print the program version number.

       -w, --wait [seconds]
              Wait for the xtables lock.  To prevent multiple instances of the
              program  from  running  concurrently, an attempt will be made to
              obtain an exclusive lock at launch.   By  default,  the  program
              will exit if the lock cannot be obtained.  This option will make
              the program wait (indefinitely or for  optional  seconds)  until
              the exclusive lock can be obtained.

       -W, --wait-interval microseconds
              Interval  to wait per each iteration.  When running latency sen-
              sitive applications, waiting for the xtables lock  for  extended
              durations  may not be acceptable. This option will make each it-
              eration take the amount of time specified. The default  interval
              is 1 second. This option only works with -w.

       -M, --modprobe modprobe_program
              Specify  the path to the modprobe program. By default, iptables-
              restore will inspect /proc/sys/kernel/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 <laforge@gnumonks.org>  wrote  iptables-restore  based  on
       code from Rusty Russell.
       Andras Kis-Szabo <kisza@sch.bme.hu> contributed ip6tables-restore.

       iptables-apply(8),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

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