F21 System Wide Change: Workstation: Disable firewall

Igor Gnatenko i.gnatenko.brain at gmail.com
Fri Apr 18 04:32:53 UTC 2014


On Apr 15, 2014 1:02 PM, "Jaroslav Reznik" <jreznik at redhat.com> wrote:
>
> = Proposed System Wide Change: Workstation: Disable firewall =
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/Workstation_Disable_Firewall
>
> Change owner(s): Matthias Clasen <mclasen at redhat.com>
>
> The firewalld service will not be enabled by default in the workstation
> product.
>
> == Detailed Description ==
> The current level of integration into the desktop and applications does
not
> justify enabling the firewalld service by default. Additionally, the set
of
> zones that we currently expose is excessive and not user-friendly.
Therefore,
> we will disable the firewall service while we are working on a more user-
> friendly way to deal with network-related privacy issues.
>
> It will of course still be possible to enable the firewall manually.
>
> == Scope ==
> * Proposal owners/Other developers: Add a Workstation-specific service
> configuration (preset ?) to the firewalld package that disables firewalld
for
> the Workstation product
> * Release engineering: No action required
> * Policies and guidelines: No action required
>
Probably we should write something like setroubleshoot?
It will scan listen ports and with oneclick provide "open" "ignore", etc.
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