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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)
There is also shorewall - people rave about it, but it seems to have a
spotty history (keep coming across emails implying that there have been
releases with security problems) and is overly complex for a small
system. I installed it, started to read the docs and configure it,
thought urrrkkkkk! and went back to monmotha and was back online in
On Wed, 2004-01-07 at 01:27, Pooh Sun Tzu wrote:
> 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!
> Pooh Sun Tzu
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