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Re: Debianised Firewall



Paul Gear wrote:
> Sam Halliday wrote:
> > ...
> >>Debian supports shorewall, a great iptables preprocessor - get a recent
> >>version from backports.org, and you're laughin'!
> > 
> > 
> > cheers... but i do not need a way to generate rules; i already know
> > how to do that. i just want to know if there is a standardised debian
> > way of loading up a firewall on startup... like a file i need to dump
> > my (customised) `iptables-save` output into. else i will just write
> > my own initscript.
> 
> I know how to do it as well, but i don't because shorewall saves a lot
> of time and effort, and protects you from typos.

/me does `apt-get install shorewall` and to hell with figuring out the proper way :-)

cheers,
Sam
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