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From: Nicholas Hockey <tilt@...>
Subject: Re: firewall suggestions?
Date: Tue, 06 Jan 2004 20:03:55 -0500
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On Tue, 2004-01-06 at 12:55, Pooh Sun Tzu wrote:
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<PRE><FONT COLOR="#737373"><I>Awesome, it looks like iptables and shorewall is the way for me to start
out. I'm sure after getting shorewall down I'll try manual iptable
configuration. Thanks!

As a side note, this is my first time using a news mailing list. Do I
reply to the person's actual email, or reply to
gentoo-security@g.o in responce to the emails I get from my
own posts?

On Wed, 2004-01-07 at 00:32, Matt Brown wrote:
&gt; On Tuesday 06 January 2004 09:27 am, Pooh Sun Tzu wrote:
&gt; &gt; Greetings,
&gt; &gt;    I have been with gentoo for about 3 months now, but only recently
&gt; &gt; decided I needed a firewall. Don't ask, as I still feel simply not
&gt; &gt; having ports open is just as good as a firewall that blocks them.
&gt; &gt; Regardless, I would love your suggestions on firewalls avalaible for
&gt; &gt; Gentoo. Also, if you could provide a brief explaination instead of just
&gt; &gt; a name, that would make my day much easier. Thanks!
&gt; 
&gt; emerge net-firewall/shorewall
&gt; 
&gt; &quot;Shorewall is high-level tool for configuring Netfilter&quot; (iptables). The 
&gt; configuration files for shorewall are much easier to understand and edit than 
&gt; dealing with iptables rules directly. This is a really nice tool and I highly 
&gt; recommend it.
&gt; 
&gt; </FONT><A HREF="http://www.shorewall.net"><U>http://www.shorewall.net</U></A>
<FONT COLOR="#737373">&gt; 
&gt; --
&gt; Matt Brown
&gt; LAMP Host
&gt; 
&gt; 
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