This simple script is very useful and very simple and will give you the basics of what you can do with linux iptables firewall.
Make a file:
Paste all the info and correct the ip addresses with you owns.
Code language: PHP (php)
iptables -P FORWARD DROP # we aren't a router iptables -A INPUT -m state --state INVALID -j DROP iptables -A INPUT -m state --state RELATED,ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT iptables -A INPUT -i lo -j ACCEPT iptables -A INPUT -s 126.96.36.199 -j ACCEPT iptables -A INPUT -s 192.168.1.0/24 -j ACCEPT iptables -P INPUT DROP # Drop everything we don't accept iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT
Give it some permissions
chmod 777 /root/firewall.sh
And run the script.
Now this was tested in ubuntu 17.04 but if you have problems with the destination of the iptables you can try adding sbin/iptables.
You can list all the active iptables rules with the command