ufw (a firewall) uses rule numbers when you want to, say, delete a rule. Does it display the rule numbers when you list them with ufw status?

No, of course not, that would be too easy (you’d win the game right away, where’s the fun in that?)

So, instead you have to type ufw status numbered.

Remember kids, beautiful defaults are for newbs and losers. Real gamers play in hard mode.


*walks away mumbling*

@aral Also afaik you can't even delete multiple rules at the same time? So it's a loop of ufw status numbered delete and then get the new numbers 🙄

@aral @fuomag9 you can delete the rule with largest number and counting down to the smallest, then you don't have to check for changed numbers. 100% annoying, though!

@jayemach @aral I'd probably make an error and delete a wrong rule sooner or later 😂

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