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Re: suggestions on a good firewall
From: Steffen Mueller <steffen.mueller () vision-it de>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2003 00:10:20 +0200

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Am Mittwoch, 14. Mai 2003 15:57 schrieb Beaney, Derek:

Hi Beanny,

im planning on making a firewall for my home system.. I am running
windowsXP / SuSE 8.1 dual boot  what I want to do is set up another
computer to act as a firewall for my main system. what I want this to do is
to be able to control what enters and leaves my system  with a way to set
up permissions. preferably I would like to have a firewall running on
either a Linux or Unix os ... no m$ =) tia

with the iptables you already got a very powerful stateful inspection 
engine/firewall for free. Have a look to the Linux firewll and iptables 
howto. To ease the basic iptables setup i´d recommend either fwbuilder or the 
commercial fbuilder.
Just google for the mentioned packets.

Regards,

Steffen
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