How to install firewalld on CentOS 6.7

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How to install firewalld on CentOS 6.7

Postby DEBCEN » 2016/03/17 14:47:27

Hi,
I want to remove ip-tables from my CentOS 6.7 installation and install firewalld in its place(like in centOS 7). How to do this as yum install firewalld is of no use.
Thanks
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Re: How to install firewalld on CentOS 6.7

Postby stevemowbray » 2016/03/17 14:50:38

There is no firewalld for CentOS 6.

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Re: How to install firewalld on CentOS 6.7

Postby DEBCEN » 2016/03/17 14:59:34

Need to get some un-official package or have to compile it myself :(
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Re: How to install firewalld on CentOS 6.7

Postby TrevorH » 2016/03/17 15:26:16

No, there is NO firewalld for CentOS 6.
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Re: How to install firewalld on CentOS 6.7

Postby aks » 2016/03/17 17:16:48

You don't.

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Re: How to install firewalld on CentOS 6.7

Postby Whoever » 2016/03/18 02:57:13

DEBCEN wrote:Hi,
I want to remove ip-tables from my CentOS 6.7 installation and install firewalld in its place(like in centOS 7). How to do this as yum install firewalld is of no use.
Thanks


firewalld uses iptables. Even if you could use firewalld on CentOS6 (you can't), you can't remove iptables and use firewalld.

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Re: How to install firewalld on CentOS 6.7

Postby DEBCEN » 2016/03/18 14:55:51

firewalld is much simpler, I'll have to upgrade to 7
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Re: How to install firewalld on CentOS 6.7

Postby gerald_clark » 2016/03/18 16:14:22

Did you try system-config-firewall ?

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Re: How to install firewalld on CentOS 6.7

Postby DEBCEN » 2016/03/19 04:36:11

gerald_clark wrote:Did you try system-config-firewall ?

Great! It's easy too.
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