[arch-general] How to autostart ufw on system startup?

Chi Hsuan Yen yan12125 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 02:50:14 UTC 2015

Hello Francis,

Just simply run the following command as root or with sudo:

systemctl enable ufw.service

Yen Chi Hsuan

On 16 April 2015 at 10:39, Francis Gerund <ranrund at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello!
> How do I get ufw to start automatically upon Arch system startup?
> The Arch wiki Uncomplicated Firewall pages says:
> "Start ufw as systemd service to have it running and enable it to make it
> available after boot. "
> How do I do that?
> Then it shows an example configuration (can't I just keep the default: deny
> all incoming, allow all outgoing)?
> Then it says:
> "The next line is only needed *once* the first time you install the
> package:
> # ufw enable"
> That does not seem to be true - I have to do "sudo ufw enable" every
> time I restart the system.
> Then, it says:
> "Then enable the ufw service with systemctl."
> How?
> Bottom line: ufw works okay, I just want it to start automatically
> when the system starts up.

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