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Installer fails on firewalld, but firewalld is not installed


I'm seeing this with the installer, but I don't have firewalld installed:

2022-08-15 15:52:20,258 p=33 u=element n=ansible | TASK [microk8s : Check that firewalld is started if installed] ******************************************************************************************************************************************************************************
2022-08-15 15:52:20,299 p=33 u=element n=ansible | fatal: [localhost]: FAILED! => {
    "changed": false,
    "msg": "Firewalld is installed. Please start it for the installer to successfully configure it.\n"


  • Element Enterprise Installer 2022-08.01


Remove all packages related to firewalld.

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