Firewalld 1.1 Released With New Services Added

Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 25 February 2022 at 02:55 PM EST. 3 Comments
Following last summer's release of Firewalld 1.0, out today is Firewalld 1.1 as the next major update to this Linux firewall daemon.

Firewalld 1.1 adds support for a number of new services for easily adjusting the firewall behavior and a number of low-level improvements.

- HTTP/3 support is made easily exposed for easily opening up UDP port 443 for this next iteration of HTTP using QUIC as the transport protocol.

- Jellyfin support for opening up its HTTP / HTTPS / auto-discovery ports for this free software media system.

- WS-Discovery and WP-Discovery Client support for opening up the ports for the Web Services Dynamic Discovery usage.

- Apple Filing Protocol (AFP) service for opening up TCP port 548 for the Apple Filing Protocol (nee AppleTalk Filing Protocol) that is part of the Apple File Services.

- A ZeroTier service file for this secure networking between on-premise, cloud, desktop, and mobile devices.

- Support for an OCI container image build with Firewalld.

More details on today's Firewalld 1.1 feature release via GitHub.
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