Features firewalld-default and network-zones
twoerner at redhat.com
Mon Jul 25 15:59:47 UTC 2011
On 07/25/2011 05:04 PM, Jaroslav Reznik wrote:
> On Monday, July 25, 2011 04:43:37 PM Thomas Woerner wrote:
> Hi Thomas!
>> the features firewalld-default and network-zones will be postponed for
>> Fedora-17. The features are not ready yet and also the integration into
>> other projects. The network zone backend in NetworkManager is making
>> progress, but the front ends are not done yet.
>> Without the front ends (nm-applet, gnome-shell, kdenetworkmanager) the
>> features are not usable and firewalld as the default firewall solution
>> does not make sense either.
> What's needed to be implemented in kde-nm to support firewalld? Are you in touch
> with upstream or it's upon us :)
the support for network zones needs to be added to kde-nm and the other
frontends as soon as the NetworkManager backend is ready and functional.
There is no support for firewalld needed in the frontends; the NM
backend is dealing with firewalld.
Here is a list of proposed changes for the frontends:
- A dialog to define the default network zones for wired and wireless
connections for initial setup and also for configuration changes.
- A zone selector for active connections in the primary UI.
- A zone selector in the connection editor.
- A way to enable and disable network zone support (by backend).
But this is still to discuss - the where and how and look and feel.
> PS: I should ask Jiri, as he sits in same cubicle ;-)
>> The firewalld zone code will be integrated
>> into firewalld shortly, but will be deactivated by default. This needs
>> some more work also. The NetworkManager zone code will be sent upstream
>> to initiate the integration process.
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Thomas Wörner
>> Jiri Popelka
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