Firewalld is a complete firewall solution that has been made available by default on all CentOS 7 servers, including Liquid Web Core Managed CentOS 7, and Liquid Web Self Managed CentOS 7. On occasion, perhaps for testing, disabling or stopping firewalld may be necessary. Follow the instructions below to disable firewalld and stop firewalld.
It is highly recommended that you have another firewall protecting your network or server before, or immediately after, disabling firewalld.
These instructions are intended specifically for stopping and disabling firewalld CentOS 7.
I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed CentOS 7 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.
To disable firewalld, run the following command as root:
systemctl disable firewalld
To stop firewalld, run the following command as root:
systemctl stop firewalld
Check the Status of Firewalld
And finally, to check the status of firewalld, run the following command as root:
systemctl status firewalld
Wait, you actually wanted to Start and Enable Firewalld on CentOS 7? Then hit our tutorial on: How to Start and Enable Firewalld on CentOS 7!