How to disable iptables Firewall in Redhat CentOS Fedora

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS  (Linux)
Q: How to stop and disable linux iptables/Firewall?

Steps to stop and disable firewall in RPM based Distro. (Redhat,centos,fedora,etc)

Step1: Stop iptables and ip6tables  first
[root@server #]service iptables stop

[root@server #]service ip6tables stop


Step2: Remove iptables and ip6tables from startup
[root@server #]chkconfig iptables off
[root@server #]chkconfig ip6tables off


/Should work on all rpm based distributions/
<Disabling firewall is insecure and not recommented for Servers>

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