How to Stop and Disable 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 another firewall protecting your network or server before, or immediately after, disabling firewalld.
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  • These instructions are intended specifically for stopping and disabling firewalld Fedora 20.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 20 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.
Disable Firewalld
To disable firewalld, run the following command as root: systemctl disable firewalld
Stop Firewalld
To stop firewalld, run the following command as root: systemctl stop 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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