Re: [OT] Favoured Firewall
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Michael Pobega wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 26, 2007 at 08:11:26AM +0200, Michael Dominok wrote:
>> Am Mittwoch, den 25.04.2007, 15:05 -0400 schrieb Celejar:
>>> Well, on this list our (including me) favorite firewall is
>> Well, is it? Mine's IPCop, though.
> iptables here. It's a little bit tough to set up, but in the end it's
> worth it in my opinion. Once you get used to the way iptables works
> you can build a firewall for any system.
IPtables is *the* Linux firewall. Most of the other things people are
discussing here are higher-level tools designed to configure the
kernel-level IPtables stuff.
For a desktop system, I prefer Firestarter. For a server or headless
system I use Shorewall, mostly because it's easily administered via Webmin.
Andrew J. Barr
Thunderbird/188.8.131.52 (compatible; Icedove 1.5; X11; en-US; Linux
2.6.21-rc7 x86_64) Debian/184.108.40.206dfsg.1-3
"Why must I fail at every attempt at masonry?"
-- Homer Simpson, "Mom and Pop Art" [AABF15]
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