F21 System Wide Change: Workstation: Disable firewall

Miloslav Trma─Ź mitr at volny.cz
Thu Apr 17 22:02:22 UTC 2014


2014-04-17 23:51 GMT+02:00 Chuck Anderson <cra at wpi.edu>:

> > 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.
>

Sorry, you're right.  I was thinking of an idealized
"outgoing-connections-only" firewall as opposed to the defaults we actually
have.
    Mirek
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