simple stand-alone firewall
On Fri, 30 Mar 2012 22:48:18 +0400, wlan wrote in message
> 2012/3/30 Russell L. Harris <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > * Russell L. Harris <email@example.com> [120324 07:15]:
> > > >From the standpoint of protection of a LAN (two or three
> > > >machines) for
> > > a home or home office...
> > ...
> > > Is there a good firewall application in Debian which provides a
> > > secure default configuration? Or must I learn how to configure a
> > > firewall?
> > I thank all of you for the response. I have read the various
> > recommendations and have printed them out for reference.
> > Meanwhile -- because my need is immediate -- I chose to go with the
> > IPCop system, which is a branch of SmoothWall GPL, but now appears
> > to have advanced beyond SmoothWall. IPCop version 2 is very easy to
> > install and get running, using the default rules.
> > So now that I have running a replacement for the failed D-Link
> > DIR-615, I have the leisure to study and consider other approaches.
> I think netfilter are better firewall, you can read documentation from
> iptables. It's really cool. =)
..er, _how_ is netfilter a "better firewall" than the iptables
based ipcop? ;o)
..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt Karlsen
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
Scenarios always come in sets of three:
best case, worst case, and just in case.
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