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On Tuesday 06 January 2004 09:27 am, 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!
"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
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