How to Start and Enable Firewalld on Fedora 20

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Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation because Fedora 20 has reached its end-of-life support.
It is highly recommended that you have a firewall protecting your server.
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  • These instructions are intended specifically for enabling and starting Firewalld Fedora 20.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 20 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

Enable Firewalld

To enable firewalld, run the following command as root:

systemctl enable firewalld

Start Firewalld

To start firewalld, run the following command as root:

systemctl start firewalld

Check the Status of Firewalld

To check the status of firewalld, run the following command as root:

systemctl status firewalld

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