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From: Mickey Mullin <mickey@...>
Subject: Re: firewall suggestions?
Date: Tue, 06 Jan 2004 22:08:14 -0500
>>>    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!
 >>/Check out monmotha (in portage) if your requirements are a single
 >>machine or small nat system (I have an adsl->gateway to two internal
 >>lans, one coax, one 100m cat5)
 >>
 > for a standalone/small network this does apear to be a nice single file
 > firewall script, i just red through and it does what 99% of home users
 > need, so i also approve of monmotha as a easy other option to shorewall.

Study monmotha!  Years ago, I took one of those scripts and used its 
premises to write some very complicated rulesets.  Good stuff.  :)

mickey



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