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>>> 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. :)
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