Bug 105821 - Security Levels?
Summary: Security Levels?
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: redhat-config-securitylevel   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Brent Fox
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Reported: 2003-09-28 04:48 UTC by Bruce A. Locke
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-10-07 01:25:15 UTC
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Description Bruce A. Locke 2003-09-28 04:48:38 UTC
The name of the tool seems out of sync with what it is these days.  Perhaps it
should be renamed to just "Firewall"?

"Firewall" is a very popular term for non-technical users these days thanks to
recent security events and it may be "more user friendly" to use "Firewall".

Just an opinion :)

Comment 1 Brent Fox 2003-10-07 01:25:15 UTC
The tool is named the way it is because it isn't really a firewall tool. 
Originally, there was going to be a "redhat-config-firewall" tool that would
allow more fine-grained firewall configuration.  Deveopment on that tool was
delayed, restarted, and then delayed again.  Anyway, I'm going to leave the name
of redhat-config-securitylevel the way it is in the event that
redhat-config-firewall gets written one day.  :)

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