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Re: Suggestions Needed
From: "theog" <theog () theog org>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2003 23:16:06 +0200

Actually , I am quite amazed , no one mentioned iptables on linux
(http://netfilter.samba.org) , thats what I use and recommend you to use ...
you can install squid (proxy) and openvpn\freeswan on another machine (if
you have it) or on the same machine.

T  h  e  O  g
Liran Cohen

----- Original Message -----
From: "Justyn" <dragon () dlance com>
To: <security-basics () securityfocus com>
Sent: Tuesday, February 25, 2003 7:55 AM
Subject: Suggestions Needed

I'm a home user rather new to firewalls. I have a spare pc I want to use
as a firewall machine for our local lan of 2 workstations w/cable modem.
I'm wanting a linux/unix flavor os for the firewall system. Would I be
better off using a stripped down os that is tailored for firewall
machines or something like redhat/freebsd? Would would anyone suggestion
as a starting place to learn.


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