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Failed To Load Direct rules file '/etc/firewalld/direct.xml': [Errno 13] Permission Denied: '/etc/firewalld/direct.xml' in Oracle Linux 7 (Doc ID 2551572.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
Linux x86-64


Firewalld is not starting successfully


# systemctl status firewalld -l
● firewalld.service - firewalld - dynamic firewall daemon
Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/firewalld.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled)
Active: active (running) since Thu 2019-06-06 23:39:02 GMT; 48s ago
Docs: man:firewalld(1)
Process: 17061 ExecReload=/bin/kill -HUP $MAINPID (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
Main PID: 17629 (firewalld)
CGroup: /system.slice/firewalld.service
└─17629 /usr/bin/python -Es /usr/sbin/firewalld --nofork --nopid

Jun 06 23:39:02 <HOSTNAME> systemd[1]: Starting firewalld - dynamic firewall daemon...
Jun 06 23:39:02 <HOSTNAME> systemd[1]: Started firewalld - dynamic firewall daemon.
Jun 06 23:39:03 <HOSTNAME> firewalld[17629]: ERROR: Failed to load direct rules file '/etc/firewalld/direct.xml': [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/etc/firewalld/direct.xml'




 The following file was edited:/etc/firewalld/direct.xml


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