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Re: Does IPv6 preclude use of a NAT gateway?

On Jul 10, 2011 11:36 AM, "Teemu Likonen" <tlikonen@iki.fi> wrote:
> * 2011-07-10T10:48:46-03:00 * Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > On Sat, 09 Jul 2011, Randy Kramer wrote:
> >> It's probably not the best thing, but I depend on the NAT gateway for
> >> a lot of my security--with IPv6, will I still be able to do that?
> >
> > Please use a proper firewall, instead. A general blocade on incoming
> > connections is _VERY_ crappy protection.
> Thanks for the info. Could you summarize briefly what a "proper
> firewall" does?

A firewall drops everything. Then you put holes in it.

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