F21 System Wide Change: Workstation: Disable firewall

Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek zbyszek at in.waw.pl
Tue Apr 15 12:35:19 UTC 2014


On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 11:01:51AM +0200, Jaroslav Reznik wrote:
> = Proposed System Wide Change: Workstation: Disable firewall = 
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/Workstation_Disable_Firewall
> 
> Change owner(s): Matthias Clasen <mclasen at redhat.com>
> 
> The firewalld service will not be enabled by default in the workstation 
> product. 
> 
> == Detailed Description ==
> The current level of integration into the desktop and applications does not 
> justify enabling the firewalld service by default. Additionally, the set of 
> zones that we currently expose is excessive and not user-friendly. Therefore, 
> we will disable the firewall service while we are working on a more user-
> friendly way to deal with network-related privacy issues.
What needs to be done to improve the firewall integration?

Zbyszek


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