F21 System Wide Change: Workstation: Disable firewall

Mattia Verga mattia.verga at tiscali.it
Thu Apr 17 22:07:15 UTC 2014


Can't UPnP be used also for opening ports in iptables firewall (maybe 
developing some tools for that)?

Il 15/04/2014 15:42, Simone Caronni ha scritto:
> On 15 April 2014 14:35, Christopher <ctubbsii at apache.org 
> <mailto:ctubbsii at apache.org>> wrote:
>     Whoa, the fact that the Firewall is on by default in Fedora (along
>     with SELinux) is one of the reasons I choose Fedora over alternatives.
> Same thing here, It was really surprising to see it as a proposed feature.
> How can it be that after years we are disabling the firewall by default?
> I personally find it a big, big step backwards.
> Instead of disabiling it, wouldn't be a better approach to have a more 
> relaxed firewall policy for the workstation product that opens the 
> additional ports for DAAP, UPnp, etc.?
> Regards,
> --Simone
> -- 
> You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose 
> sight of the shore (R. W. Emerson).
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