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From: Helder Miguel Rodrigues <crash@××××.org>
To: poohsuntzu@×××××××.net
Cc: "gentoo-security@l.g.o" <gentoo-security@l.g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] firewall suggestions?
Date: Wed, 07 Jan 2004 00:56:31
Message-Id: 3FFB5876.9040408@frew.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-security] firewall suggestions? by Pooh Sun Tzu
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You can use Netfilter that is managed by iptables :)

I think that you really want is something like shorewall!
Take a look at http://www.shorewall.net/

Best regards,
Helder Miguel Rodrigues

Pooh Sun Tzu wrote:
| Greetings,
|    I have been with gentoo for about 3 months now, but only recently
| decided I needed a firewall. Don't ask, as I still feel simply not
| having ports open is just as good as a firewall that blocks them.
| Regardless, I would love your suggestions on firewalls avalaible for
| Gentoo. Also, if you could provide a brief explaination instead of just
| a name, that would make my day much easier. Thanks!
|
| regards,
|   Pooh Sun Tzu
|
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