"Workstation" Product defaults to wide-open firewall

Bastien Nocera bnocera at redhat.com
Tue Dec 9 15:09:07 UTC 2014

----- Original Message -----
> On Mon, 8 Dec 2014 05:45:56 -0500 (EST)
> Bastien Nocera <bnocera at redhat.com> wrote:
> > No, because that'd be awful UI.
> Is it really so awful to ask a user:
> "Do you want to expose Eclipse to the network ?" (of course worded in a
> better way than my poor English skills can do).

Probably not, but it's not implementable in the current state of things.

> I think users can understand such a question, and you do not need to
> mention ports or TCP or firewalls even. It's just a question about
> whether you really want to expose a specific service to a network, you
> do it once and record it somewhere where a user can go back and tweak
> the setting if they change their mind.

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