"Workstation" Product defaults to wide-open firewall

Chris Murphy lists at colorremedies.com
Tue Dec 9 17:27:02 UTC 2014


On Mon, Dec 8, 2014 at 11:59 PM, William B <william at firstyear.id.au> wrote:

> The true crux of this issue is the over complexity that firewalld has brought to fedora, and the fact that a quality UI for managing it does not exist yet.
>
> OSX solves this issue by having an "on or off" button, and a list of applications that are allowed access. When the application first requests access, a prompt is given to add the application to the allow list. Why are we so against such a UI?


OS X's firewall is disabled by default. Where's the outcry?



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Chris Murphy


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