Bug 1005439 - [RFE] firewalld should allow specification of source addresses in service configuration files
[RFE] firewalld should allow specification of source addresses in service con...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firewalld (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Thomas Woerner
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-09-06 19:16 EDT by Michael Carney
Modified: 2017-10-09 13:52 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-02-17 12:06:11 EST
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Description Michael Carney 2013-09-06 19:16:32 EDT
Description of problem: Currently, firewalld service configuration files (firewalld.service(5)) allows one to specify services with port, protocol, module, and destination address. It would be useful to add the ability to specify a *source* address, so one could limit the service to a specific host, in addition to port and protocol.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):0.3.4
Comment 1 Thomas Woerner 2014-08-19 08:02:37 EDT
Please have a look at the rich language. With it you can simply limit access to a service to a source address.

Also it is possible to bind a special zone to a source address.

See man page firewalld.richlanguage (5): source
and firewalld.zone (5): [ <source address="address[/mask]"/> ]
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Comment 4 Michael Carney 2017-10-09 13:52:29 EDT
No longer relevant.

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