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Manage macOS Application Firewall configuration.


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Version information

  • 0.1.2 (latest)
  • 0.1.1
  • 0.1.0
released Sep 2nd 2018
This version is compatible with:

Start using this module

  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'darshanp-macfirewall', '0.1.2'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add darshanp-macfirewall
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install darshanp-macfirewall --version 0.1.2

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darshanp/macfirewall — version 0.1.2 Sep 2nd 2018


Manage macOS Application Firewall configuration via Puppet

Module description

The module uses, 'socketfilterfw' to manage firewall.

Supported Puppet versions

  • Puppet >= 3

Supported OS

  • darwin osfamily

Usage Example

    macfirewall { '/System/Library/CoreServices/RemoteManagement/':
                  ensure => 'present',
                  access => 'permitted',
Using as a resource:
sudo puppet resource macfirewall


  • ensure: This specifies if the application/binary is present or absent on the firewall.

    • 'present': application/binary is added to the firewall config.
    • 'absent': application/binary is removed to the firewall config.
  • access: This specifies is the application/binary is allowed or blocked on the Firewall.

    • 'permitted': application/binary is allowed through the firewall.
    • 'blocked': application/binary is blocked on the firewall.


  • This module does not manage the set the global state of the Application Firewall.
  • This module does not manage pf firewall.