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[debops.ferm] Allow 'mdns' traffic on workstations

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drybjed committed Aug 11, 2019
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  1. +9 −0 CHANGELOG.rst
  2. +18 −0 ansible/roles/debops.ferm/defaults/main.yml
@@ -69,6 +69,15 @@ LDAP
able to access SSH service from any host. Existing installations might need
to be updated manually to fix UID/GID or LDAP DN conflicts.

:ref:`debops.ferm` role
'''''''''''''''''''''''

- If Avahi/mDNS support is present on a host, the :ref:`debops.ferm` role will
allow access through the ``mdns`` UDP port by default. This will most likely
happen on workstations and laptops with full desktop environments installed,
but not on servers with minimal install. To configure Avahi service or enable
it on servers, you can use the :ref:`debops.avahi` Ansible role.

:ref:`debops.lxc` role
''''''''''''''''''''''

@@ -507,6 +507,24 @@ ferm__default_rules:
dport: [ 'dhcpv6-client' ]
rule_state: '{{ "present" if ("ip6" in ferm__domains) else "absent" }}'

# Avahi is usually installed by default on workstations and laptops where
# it is useful. To manage Avahi on servers, you should enable the
# 'debops.avahi' Ansible role which will set up the same firewall rule.
- name: 'avahi'
type: 'accept'
dport: 'mdns'
saddr: '{{ avahi__allow | d([]) }}'
protocol: 'udp'
accept_any: True
rule_state: '{{ "present"
if ((ansible_local|d() and ansible_local.nsswitch|d() and
ansible_local.nsswitch.conf|d() and
"mdns4_minimal" in q("flattened",
ansible_local.nsswitch.conf.hosts|d([]))) and
(ansible_local|d(True) and ansible_local.avahi|d(True) and
(ansible_local.avahi.enabled|d(True))|bool))
else "absent" }}'

- name: 'jump_to_legacy_input_rules'
type: 'accept'
weight: '-10'

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