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Re: firewall, ppp and eth.

Read up on the 'persist' option of pppd.


On Thu, 6 Jul 2000, Brendan J Simon wrote:

> I've setup a firewall at home using ipmasq.  I have the standard setup of one ppp
> modem interface and one ethernet interface.  I now want to do a similar thing for
> work but I need the system to redial the modem if it drops out.  What packages
> would be recommened for this purpose that will work with ipmasq ?
> Is ipmasq the recommended solution for firewalls ?
> I tried playing with the gfcc package (GTK firewall control center).  Does this
> package use ipmasq ?
> Does it talk directly to the kernel or maybe it uses ipchains ?
> Can I use gfcc with ipmasq (or other firewall type packages) or will they
> conflict ?
> The boss currently has a win2000 server for the modem but it doesn't do any
> firewalling.  I would like to replace it with a Linux box for obvious reasons.
> Maybe a nice GUI interface (gfcc) to control the firewall will convince him.  Can
> the firewall be controlled remotely (eg. by SNMP) ?
> Thanks,
> Brendan Simon.
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