Re: firewall problems !!
Lourens replying to daves debian <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have firestarter installed on my system, I logon as root,
> start the setup wizard, simple config, test as root, aok, log
> out and into a user account, aok
> re-boot my machine and root is OK but no matter what I
> configure, my day to day user account cannot access the web, or
> mail !!!
> I thought that default config would set up a firewall for me ??
> I have to
> firestarter --stop
> to access the web ...
> I admit iptables and IP addresses confuses me,
> Can anyone tell me of an idiots firewall ? One even I can set
> up ?
Firewall script that you can run, get a feel for what is being "done"
while you roll your own: http://asgardsrealm.net/linux/firewall
Treat yourself with Debian Linux and Open Source Software.