About F19 Firewall

Jiri Popelka jpopelka at redhat.com
Tue Sep 17 11:55:09 UTC 2013


On 09/15/2013 08:52 PM, P J P wrote:
> Why are there so many chains? Most are empty. Those which have rules, jump
> from one chain to another and that jumps to yet another.

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=907375#c2

> Multicast DNS is allowed in the internal network(chain IN_internal_allow).
> Who uses it?

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/AvahiDefaultOnDesktop

> Then I looked at the firewall configuration GUI tool. That's even more
> baffling.

It is, yes. It had started as quite simple tool but bloated very fast
because all the features we added recently.

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Jiri


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