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Re: [opensuse-factory] Missing package in Leap 15.0: firewall-cmd
  • From: Knurpht-openSUSE <knurpht@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 21:07:48 +0200
  • Message-id: <1580873.Dp4CxoKhes@knurpht-hp>
Op donderdag 11 oktober 2018 18:12:48 CEST schreef John Paul Adrian Glaubitz:
Hi!

I installed openSUSE Leap 15.0 today to set up a headless server.

Since, by default, the system has a strict firewall configuration through IP
tables such that an OpenSSH server won't work, I wanted to configure the
firewall using YaST from the command line.

When trying to open the YaST firewall module, I am greeted by an error
message:

┌───────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
───┐ │ Error
│ │ YaST currently does not have a module for configuring firewall.
Please, │ │ either use "firewall-config" to configure your firewall
via a user interface │ │ or "firewall-cmd" for the command line.
│ │
│ │ [OK]

└──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
────┘

Unfortunately, the package "firewall-cmd" doesn't exist. Installing
"firewall-config", on the other hand, would pull in lots of GtK
dependencies which I would like to avoid.

Is the missing "firewall-cmd" package intentional? If yes, the error message
needs to be updated.

Adrian
I had exactly the same thoughts about the Gtk packages, ditto headless server,
found the YaST ncurses version did not work ( as appeared to be announced )
and decided to accept the deps and installed firewall-config. And have not
regretted that step one single moment. I run it over an ssh connection.

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