F21 System Wide Change: Workstation: Disable firewall

Andreas Tunek andreas.tunek at gmail.com
Tue Apr 15 20:19:15 UTC 2014

2014-04-15 21:28 GMT+02:00 Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net>:
> Am 15.04.2014 20:18, schrieb Andreas Tunek:
>> 2014-04-15 20:08 GMT+02:00 Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net>:
>>> Am 15.04.2014 20:03, schrieb Andreas Tunek:
>>>> I just want to say that I really support this feature. I do not see
>>>> any point in a firewall for a "Workstation".
>>> that's obviously
>>>> BTW, while we are on the subject, does anyone know how to actually
>>>> disable the firewall in Fedora 20? I haven't managed to figure it
>>>> out....
>>> and that is why you like it to be disabled for anybody?
>>> https://www.google.com/search?q=fedora+20+disable+firewall
>>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FirewallD
>>> as for any other service:
>>> systemctl disable firewalld.service iptables.service
>>> systemctl stop firewalld.service iptables.service
>> If you look here it says you only have to disable firewalld:
>> http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=296398
>> Do you actually have to disable iptables as well?
> what are you doing in that thread?

That thread was the second result from the google search you made a
link to. I assume you posted that link for a reason.

> if you don't know how to disable a service you have not
> any qualification to discuss here about security and that
> words are as friendly chosen as possible!
> type the two commands i posted and be happy

I am more happy when I learn about how stuff actually works.

> i don't know if oyu are using the classic iptables service or
> firewalld nor am i interested and so i told you a command to
> disable and stop both  - no idea why you need to answer with
> a forum thread which i don't care at all

If you are not interested you can just ignore posts. But anyway,
wasn't it quite clear that I am running the default Fedora 20 setup?


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