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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
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On Wed, 2004-01-07 at 00:32, Matt Brown wrote:
> On Tuesday 06 January 2004 09:27 am, 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!
> emerge net-firewall/shorewall
> "Shorewall is high-level tool for configuring Netfilter" (iptables). The
> configuration files for shorewall are much easier to understand and edit than
> dealing with iptables rules directly. This is a really nice tool and I highly
> recommend it.
> Matt Brown
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