Most of the RHEL Linux distros are coming with pre-installed firewalld as a default firewall. But if you are UFW fan and you don’t want to waste your time or resources on getting familiar with firewalld, I will show you how to install UFW on CentOS 7. It’s pretty quick and easy, so let’s start.
- CentOS 7
- sudo privileges
Install UFW on CentOS 7
Step 1. Firstly update the CentOS 7 system packages.
sudo yum update
Step 2. Install the
epel-release repo, from where we can install UFW.
sudo yum install epel-release
Step 3. Install UFW.
yum install --enablerepo="epel" ufw
Step 4. Verify installation and check the version with:
Step 5. Once the installation is done enable it.
sudo ufw enable
Step 6. To check the status, run:
sudo ufw status
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