Firewalld and mixed access question

Let’s say that I want to allow access to an iperf3 server on ports 5201/tcp|5201/udp from any source, i.e. from any subnet on our WAN.

At the same time, I want to restrict access to an rsyncd service on port 873/tcp|873/udp to only the LAN subnet, e.g.

How do I go about doing that?

Do I have to create a zone with a --add-source= and add the rsyncd service to that zone?

Or do I have to add the interface to the public zone and add the iperf3 service to that?

Or do I need to add a destination= to the rsyncd.xml profile?

Or should I go about this some other way?

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If you have multiple interfaces, assign them to different zones allowing services per zone.

Otherwise, use the rich rule syntax:

firewall-cmd --permanent --remove-service rsyncd
firewall-cmd --permanent --add-rich-rule="rule \
    family=ipv4 source address= service name=rsyncd accept"
firewall-cmd --reload
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That looks perfect and very straight forward. I’ve been avoiding learning about rich rules out of sheer ignorance.

Thank you.

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