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by dukevn
2022/06/17 04:34:01
Forum: CentOS 7 - Security Support
Topic: firewall confusion - what is controlling port access?
Replies: 5
Views: 485

Re: firewall confusion - what is controlling port access?

Thanks jlehtone and TrevorH , your replies really cleared up confusion for me. I did not know that there is a special rule by default to allow packets reach tcp/22 no matter firewalld is dead or active. I tried installing httpd, and tried telnet to the server with port 80. The connection was success...
by dukevn
2022/06/14 15:59:47
Forum: CentOS 7 - Security Support
Topic: firewall confusion - what is controlling port access?
Replies: 5
Views: 485

firewall confusion - what is controlling port access?

Hi everyone, I am really confused about firewall and how to control port access. My initial thought was that it was the firewall (for eg firewalld) which will control the port access to the system. However, it seems that I was wrong. My system is CentOS 7.8 $ cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS Linux rel...