pve firewall disabled but active


Well-Known Member
Oct 10, 2017
Hi eveybody,

Can someone explain me the disabled state ?


root@hyperbackup1 ~ # service pve-firewall status
● pve-firewall.service - Proxmox VE firewall
     Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/pve-firewall.service; disabled; preset: enabled)
     Active: active (running) since Sat 2023-07-22 11:06:20 CEST; 13min ago
    Process: 2625 ExecStartPre=/usr/bin/update-alternatives --set ebtables /usr/sbin/ebtables-legacy (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
    Process: 2628 ExecStartPre=/usr/bin/update-alternatives --set iptables /usr/sbin/iptables-legacy (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
    Process: 2629 ExecStartPre=/usr/bin/update-alternatives --set ip6tables /usr/sbin/ip6tables-legacy (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
    Process: 2630 ExecStart=/usr/sbin/pve-firewall start (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
   Main PID: 2632 (pve-firewall)
      Tasks: 1 (limit: 154242)
     Memory: 90.0M
        CPU: 4.185s
     CGroup: /system.slice/pve-firewall.service
             └─2632 pve-firewall

Jul 22 11:06:19 hyperbackup1 systemd[1]: Starting pve-firewall.service - Proxmox VE firewall...
Jul 22 11:06:20 hyperbackup1 pve-firewall[2632]: starting server
Jul 22 11:06:20 hyperbackup1 systemd[1]: Started pve-firewall.service - Proxmox VE firewall.


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