F21 System Wide Change: Workstation: Disable firewall

William william at firstyear.id.au
Thu Apr 17 22:54:44 UTC 2014

> On 18 Apr 2014, at 7:37, Mattia Verga <mattia.verga at tiscali.it> wrote:
> +1
> Can't UPnP be used also for opening ports in iptables firewall (maybe developing some tools for that)?

Upnp is almost always abused. Please don't use it. 

> Il 15/04/2014 15:42, Simone Caronni ha scritto:
>>> On 15 April 2014 14:35, Christopher <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).
>> http://xkcd.com/229/
>> http://negativo17.org/
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