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    Linux Guru help

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    by thinknologist ·

    I was doing a personalized firewall and I came up with this command through a book.

    iptables –flush
    iptables –flush -t nat
    iptables -A OUTPUT -j ACCEPT -o lo
    iptables -A INPUT -j ACCEPT -i lo
    iptables -A INPUT -i ppp0 -j DROP
    iptables -A OUTPUT -o ppp0 -j DROP

    I have no problem executing the previous codes but with the codes below, it prompted an error.

    iptables -A OUTPUT -m state -state NEW, RELATED, ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT
    iptables -A INPUT -m state –state RELATED, ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT

    Error:
    Bad Argument ‘NEW,’

    I am asking the Linux gurus to comment on this code. WHAT COULD THE PROBLEM WITH THE COMMAND. I have followed carefully the book but still it prompted me an error. I am stucked here and need help.

    Thanks.

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