Re: Default firewall in etch
Em Qui, 2007-02-01 às 07:32 -0500, Marc D Ronell escreveu:
> Thanks for all of the suggestions. Isn't there a *default* firewall
> install when you setup a basic version of etch? If I didn't
> specifically install a firewall, does that mean that there is
> currently no firewall setup?
If you installed only the services you need, there is no need for a
firewall for a PC, you only need some iptables set-up if you use your
computer as a firewall for some LAN.
In my opinion the Debian position: no personal firewall is the correct
one. It avoids a LOT of problems when you install a new service which
does not seem to bea ccesible, just because of a stupid automatic