The firewall on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8 Linux system is enabled by default allowing for only few services to receive incoming traffic. FirewallD is the default daemon responsible for firewall security feature onRHEL 8 / CentOS 8 Server.
The nftables framework replaces iptables as a default network packet filtering feature on RHEL 8.
The following is a list of default firewall opened ports and configured settings on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8 Linux system using the firewalld dynamic firewall daemon:
# firewall-cmd --list-all public (active) target: default icmp-block-inversion: no interfaces: enp0s3 sources: services: cockpit dhcpv6-client ssh ports: protocols: masquerade: no forward-ports: source-ports: icmp-blocks: rich rules:
In this tutorial you will learn:
- How to check the firewall status onRHEL 8 / CentOS 8.
- How to stop firewall on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8.
- How to start firewall on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8.
- How to permanently disable firewall on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8.
- How to enable firewall to start after reboot.