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BDA 5.2/OL7.9 and BDA 5.1/OL7.6 Details on Replacing firewalld with iptables (Doc ID 2912722.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 5.1.0 and later
Linux x86-64


BDA 5.2/OL7.9 and BDA 5.1/OL7.6 details on replacing firewalld with iptables.


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In this Document
 Frequently Asked Questions
 Does BDA support replacing firewalld with iptables?
 Is there any concern about updating iptables with "yum update iptables" if that is necessary to install the iptables-services with "yum install iptables-services" due to dependencies on the ol7_latest iptables?
 Are there any concerns switching to the OL7 firewalld on BDA 5.2/BDA 5.1 with OL7 even though default iptables rules exist in /etc/sysconfig/iptables?
 Are there any consideration for making additional custom rule changes?
 Pre Checks 
 BDA 5.2/5.1 OL7 specifics for replacing firewalld with iptables
 Post Checks

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