Ubuntu: Firewalld Rules on Ubuntu 16.04



Question:

I wanted to allow SSH within my Ubuntu 16.04 machine from a specific MAC address. I've tried the following:

Removed ssh services from the default zone - "public":

    firewall-cmd --zone=public --permanent --remove-service=ssh  

Created a new zone:

    firewall-cmd --permanent --new-zone=secure  

Allowed SSH:

    firewall-cmd --zone=secure --permanent --add-service=ssh  

Added the MAC based access to access the ssh service:

    firewall-cmd --zone=secure --permanent --add-source=5c:f3:fc:30:47:e7  

When I execute the active zone display command, it shows my network adaptor is already in the 'secure' zone:

firewall-cmd --get-active-zones    secure      interfaces: enp1s0      sources: 5C:F3:FC:30:47:E7  

But even after rebooting my Ubuntu machine, I can ssh from any machine on my network. What may be the issue?


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