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IPTABLES-SAVE(8)					      IPTABLES-SAVE(8)



NAME
       iptables-save -- dump iptables rules to stdout

SYNOPSIS
       iptables-save [-M modprobe] [-c] [-t table]

DESCRIPTION
       iptables-save  is  used	to  dump the contents of an IP Table in easily
       parseable format to STDOUT. Use I/O-redirection provided by your	 shell
       to write to a file.

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

       -c, --counters
	      include  the  current  values of all packet and byte counters in
	      the output

       -t, --table tablename
	      restrict output to only one  table.  If  not  specified,	output
	      includes all available tables.

BUGS
       None known as of iptables-1.2.1 release

AUTHOR
       Harald Welte <laforge@gnumonks.org>

SEE ALSO
       iptables-restore(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.



				 Jan 04, 2001		      IPTABLES-SAVE(8)