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Re: Firewall suggestions?

On Feb 13, 2008 10:27 AM, Dennis G. Wicks <wix@eskimo.com> wrote:
> Greetings!
> It seems the time has come to build a dedicated
> firewall machine for myself. The win 2k machine I have
> been using is getting too flaky.
> I have a P-II HP box that was a pretty solid performer
> that I think will do for the hardware. (Agree/disagree?)
> I need some suggestions for the firewall software,
> running on Debian, of course! No sense reinventing the
> wheel.
> I need something that either includes http/ftp proxy or
> something else that will provide that service. Also
> socks 4/5 and probably a virus/adware scanner too.
> Thanks for any suggestions and/or pointers to recent
> resources on the subject!
> TIA!
> Dennis

Just use iptables for a firewall. Google around. You can start off
with something like this:

Squid is a good http/https/ftp cache and proxy.

ClamAV is a good antivirus.

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