[CentOS] firewalld being stupid

Tue Nov 17 16:46:36 UTC 2015
Nick Bright <nick.bright at valnet.net>

On 11/17/2015 8:18 AM, James B. Byrne wrote:
> This behaviour is congruent with SELinux. One utility adjusts the 
> permanent configuration, the one that will be applied at startup. 
> Another changes the current running environment without altering the 
> startup config. From a sysadmin point of view this is desirable since 
> changes to a running system are often performed for empirical testing. 
> Leaving ephemeral state changes permanently fixed in the startup 
> config could, and almost certainly would eventually, lead to serious 
> problem during a reboot. Likewise, immediately introducing a state 
> change to a running system when reconfiguring system startup options 
> is just begging for an operations incident report. It may not be 
> intuitive to some but it is certainly the logical way of handling this. 

I certainly don't disagree with this behavior.

What I disagree with is documented commands _*not working and failing 

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