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Re: firewall



also sprach Alvin Oga (on Mon, 10 Sep 2001 09:08:51AM -0700):
> for the firewall ... 
> 	- it should be running a "secure linux/bsd distro"
> 	and only ipchains....
> 	( some might wanna run dns on it too...but...

<for the entire thread, not just alvinn>

ipchains/iptables is really just not a firewall. it's a packet filter.

> 	- turn off the printer stuff... only one machine ( print server )

afaik you need lpd running and listening if you want to print to
remote. i may well be wrong.

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