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 user
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 the 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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