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Re: Newbie, someone have how-to on from-scratch Debian firewall?

You are missing some critical information, for example, what kernel will you be
running (I have had nothing but success with test-{9,10}).  If you do, in fact,
use the 2.4 series kernels, install iptables and look at the iptables
docs...Otherwise, there should be plenty of people/other resources available for

On Mon, 06 Nov 2000 20:48:05 IML-debian-firewall wrote:
> Howdy,
> Does someone have some notes to share on a from-scratch install of Debian
> for firewall purposes?  For those that don't know Debian install and barely
> know Linux? I know this may be asking a lot, but I'm sure that I'm not the
> only one who would benefit.
> I'm talking a basic two-ethernet one-subnet firewall on a dedicated Debian
> box using the latest Debian installed from a CD-ROM.
> If there isn't such a beast... I'm willing to start one.  However, I need
> someone to feed me steps.  Starting with... if you wanted to keep the system
> to a size that could be imaged to CD-ROM (backup)... how would you partition
> 600MB hard disk?  What packages should be installed?
> Thanks.
>   Stephen Gutknecht
>   Renton, Washington
>   main email mailto:Stephen@i405.com
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