Re: Which machine to firewall with?
Use fli4l at www.fli4l.de it´s an Floppydisk Router and Firewall. Jou can
use it on an Harddisk.
"Arnt Karlsen" <email@example.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> On Mon, 13 Oct 2003 13:26:00 -0500 (Central Daylight Time),
> "Gerald V. Livingston II" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> > 2. Athlon XP2000 w/1G RAM (DDR 2100) -- Currently (and will stay)
> ..riiiiiiiiiiiiight. ;-)
> > WinXP Pro. Used for work, carried between work and home as needed.
> > 5. AMD K6/2-333 - PC133 RAM 256 - 512 available (not yet built)
> > I think the K6/2-333 with a small hard drive (3G) will be perfect for
> > firewall/router duties. Feeding out to a single port that goes to
> > wherevr I decide to install the patch panel and a couple of
> > switches/hubs. I have a 5 port and an 8 port that should stack nicely,
> > giving me 11 available ports.
> > Debian Stable on the 333 with firewall/router running.
> ..your _next_ step. Shorewall plus webmin, if you're a newbie.
> ..rip out any ipchains and any 2.2 kernels, you need 2.4 and iptables.
> Basta!: Boot bf2.4 and do the base install, then 'apt-get remove \
> --purge ipchains linux-2.2.* ; apt-get update ; apt-get upgrade ; \
> apt-get install webmin shorewall '. Then fire up webmin, and
> update that from within webmin, that'll take it from 0.94 to 1.110 and
> give you a nice web gui for shorewall. Until then, use ipcop.
> > So, I know NOTHING about firewall building. I've seen various firewall
> > builder software mentioned in the archives. What do you all think
> > would be best for a headless system that I'll be accessing by ssh? Is
> > there something out there with a decent web based interface that I
> > could set up?
> > Ideas? Opinions?
> ..for now, put ipcop-1.3.0 in your amd k6-2/333 for now, quickest
> solution to set up. I run an ipcop-1.4.0alpha1 on an old P90 with
> 96MB ram on a 1.7GB disk, this gets me online thru a 802.11 radio
> link. http://ipcop.org/
> ..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;-)
> ...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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