F21 System Wide Change: Workstation: Disable firewall

Chuck Anderson cra at WPI.EDU
Thu Apr 17 21:51:07 UTC 2014


On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 11:42:30PM +0200, Miloslav Trma─Ź wrote:
> Hello,
> 2014-04-16 14:28 GMT+02:00 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at fedoraproject.org>:
> 
> > For a quick summary:
> >
> > 1) With a firewall enabled, network services don't work without manual
> > intervention.
> >
> 
> To be perfectly clear, vast majority of network applications work perfectly
> fine.  Network *servers* need manual intervention.

Not just servers.  Clients that do broadcast or multicast discovery of
other systems acting as servers can also fail with a firewall enabled.
The classic case is SMB browsing.


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