Re: Debian as Firewall\Router.
On Wed, Dec 13, 2006 at 12:11:58AM +1030, Stef Daniels VK5HSX wrote:
> Hi There,
> A while ago I had a debian box used at router and adsl connection
> machine. I also had bare-bones iptables firewall, which was really
> inadequate and so I changed to IPcop. Anyway, I wish to go back to using
> Debian as a firewall and router. What I would like to know is a fairly
> comprehensive configuring GUI that I can remotely manage my firewall
> using either browser or dedicated GUI.
> Any help to put me in the right direction would be much appreciated.
> The main few I have seen are: Firestarter, fwbuilder and shorewall.
> Which have people found the most efficient and easy use.
Shorewall does not have a GUI, but it can be set up by changing a few
config files. This can also be done through ssh (my firewall machine is
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.