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Is it true that F20 has a built in firewall?

asked 2014-03-05 06:28:28 -0500

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updated 2014-03-05 09:37:54 -0500

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I just want to know this, someone told me this on a Fedora Forum.

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answered 2014-03-05 13:08:33 -0500

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updated 2014-03-05 13:08:58 -0500

It is called iptables and every Linux distro has it (not just Fedora), is build in into the kernel, even Android phones has it. recently fedora switched to firewalld which enable you to have custom rules per zone (different rules per connection).

Starting with Kernel 3.13 there is new module called NFTables, destined to succeed iptables, you can Google it * https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Nftables

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Thank you so much

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answered 2014-03-05 06:29:44 -0500

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