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Re: init.d startup sequence for shorewall

On Thu, 2002-12-12 at 15:07, Jeremy A. Puhlman wrote:
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Matt Zimmerman" <mdz@debian.org>
To: <debian-security@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 12, 2002 12:55 PM
Subject: Re: init.d startup sequence for shorewall

> On Wed, Dec 11, 2002 at 05:39:37PM -0800, Yogesh Sharma wrote:
> > networking comes up at S35 in runlevel 0 so my internet is up and there
> > is no firewall running so far.
> runlevel 0 is system shutdown and halt.  The network is not brought up in
> this runlevel. :-)

Actually that seems to be a highly secure firewall...Firewalls with no power cannot
be compromised via the network....:-)


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Well, check this article out from the Sysadmin (magazine) website:


It describes a method of using a system with a halted kernel as a firewall.
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