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From: Christopher Fisk <chrisf@...>
Subject: Re: firewall suggestions?
Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2004 10:48:20 -0500 (EST)
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On Tue, 6 Jan 2004, 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!

MonMotha's IPTables Firewall is nice.  It's in the form of a script where 
you edit what ports you want to allow, what interfaces you have, etc and 
then when it runs it sets up the firewall with your settings.

Very easy to use and understand.

http://monmotha.mplug.org/firewall/index.php

Christopher Fisk
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