How to Stop and Disable Firewalld on Fedora 22

Reading Time: < 1 minute
Note:
Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation because Fedora 22 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.

Pre-Flight Check

  • These instructions are intended specifically for stopping and disabling firewalld on Fedora 22.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 22 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

There are a few cases where disabling a firewall may be useful: perhaps for troubleshooting, switching to a new firewall, etc. We do not recommended running a server without a firewall! If you must temporarily stop and disable firewalld on Fedora 22, then follow the instructions below.

Disable Firewalld

To disable firewalld, which prevents it from starting at boot, run the following command as root:

systemctl disable firewalld

Stop Firewalld

To temporarily 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

About the Author: J. Mays

As a previous contributor, JMays shares his insight with our Knowledge Base center. In our Knowledge Base, you'll be able to find how-to articles on Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora and much more!

Have Some Questions?

Our Sales and Support teams are available 24 hours by phone or e-mail to assist.

1.800.580.4985
1.517.322.0434

Latest Articles

How to Install Arch Linux

Read Article

Cloudstack vs OpenStack: Which is Right For You?

Read Article

Five Steps to Create a Robots.txt File for Your Website

Read Article

Premium Business Email Pricing FAQ

Read Article

Microsoft Exchange Server Security Update

Read Article