Firewalld allowing all connections after following DISA STIG rate limiting recommendations

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After following DISA STIG recommendations for rate limiting traffic firewalld is allowing all incoming connections.

# firewall-cmd --permanent --direct --add-rule ipv4 filter INPUT_direct 0 -p tcp -m limit --limit 25/minute --limit-burst 100  -j ACCEPT


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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