Re: Firewalling under Debian
On Tue, Mar 04, 2003 at 12:11:12AM +1100, bob parker wrote:
> My son's proposed network is to be this:
> Firewall / NAT / Gateway machine connected to cable using 1 nic.
> Connects to hardware router / switch using 2nd nic.
> He has the switch and will be buying a PIII 400 2nd hand for the fw.
> We both know it's overkill but spares for PIIIs are cheaper than earlier
> models apparently.
external IP 192.168.1.1
Internet -- eth0 - Firewall - eth1 -[switch]++++
PC (DEBIAN) \\\\\
> Switch connects to 2 * dual boot Mdk/Win XP machines and 1 network printer.
Yes. Your son is smart. :-) Listen to him.
> The fw machine is to run Debian with 2.4 kernel and iptables.
with ipmasq package and stronger script installed from
> My question is, what is the best way to go about setting up the Debian fw
> I have the 7 cds for 3.0r1.
You have too much. First CD was enough.
Also read my document below. It has some firewall thingy too.
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