Iptables how to only allow local access to the specified port and not allow external access.

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# Generated by iptables-save v1.4.8 on Sat Jun 15 23:23:13 2013
 :INPUT ACCEPT [35:6316]
 :OUTPUT ACCEPT [17:1648]
 -A INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 30009 -j REJECT
 -A INPUT -s -p tcp -m tcp --dport 30009 -j ACCEPT
 # Completed on Sat Jun 15 23:23:13 2013

This does not seem to work.

This is the case on the server

telnet 30009
 Trying  ...
 telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection refused

The two lines are reversed …

Iptables is executed when it meets a match, so it was REJECT first, and the following rules did not work.