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RE: Software Recommendations
From: "Nick Vaernhoej" <nick.vaernhoej () capitalcardservices com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2008 11:30:27 -0500

Good morning,

What are your reasons for not using SmoothWall again?
I run Untangle at home on some modest hardware and like it.

For a client VPN solution I am a fan of Hamachi.

Have a great weekend.

Nick Vaernhoej
"Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum sonatur."

-->-----Original Message-----
-->From: listbounce () securityfocus com
-->[mailto:listbounce () securityfocus com] On Behalf Of Charles Hardin
-->Sent: Friday, June 20, 2008 7:11 AM
-->To: security-basics
-->Subject: Fwd: Software Recommendations
-->
-->Resend since this seems to have disappeared into the abyss during
the
-->wireless thread on wifisec.
-->
-->
-->---------- Forwarded message ----------
-->From: Charles Hardin <fonestorm () gmail com>
-->Date: Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 10:55 AM
-->Subject: Software Recommendations
-->To: security-basics <security-basics () securityfocus com>
-->
-->
-->All,
-->
-->    I am currently looking into a new setup for my home. I run a
-->small buisness out of it and I share it with 4 others, ranging from
-->technically competent to technically inept people. Im currently
-->looking into a new firewall solution. I have run smoothwall in the
-->past and currently use endian, but I am curious what other options
-->are
-->available. I would prefer an opensource free system that will run on
-->older hardware (P3 era).The requirements are below.
-->
-->1. Inbound and outbound firewalling
-->2. site to site vpn connections - I have 2 other people whom work in
-->the buisness with me that will be setting up a box at their home as
-->well.
-->3. road warrior vpn - not a huge requirement as I do have a windows
-->2003 domain controller that can fill this role.
-->4. content / spyware / virus filtering - a like but not a must
-->5. Built in intrusion detection would be nice but again not a must.
-->
-->Charles Hardin

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