Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Sean Mitchell <SMitchell@×××××××××××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@××××××××××.org
Subject: RE: [gentoo-dev] NAT iptables info
Date: Wed, 03 Oct 2001 13:52:24
Message-Id: 1DCB85BD45DED211B12D009027279E4F47700B@murcury
1 > From: Donny Davies [mailto:woodchip@g.o]
3 > Nope. Sorry. Im not in agreement in this at all. Of course,
4 > its open to debate,
5 > Im not saying I know everything, nor Im 100% right. Go ahead,
6 > debate away.
7 > But I dont want any part of it, Ill tell you that!
8 >
9 > If you dont understand the ramnifications of packet
10 > filetering, NAT, etc then
11 > you have *no* business running this software. We are not
12 > Microsoft or Wingate,
13 > opening yuor machine to a wider world.
15 <snip rest of post>
17 I have to agree in principle here, FWIW. The answer to this problem of
18 making the functionality available to everyone is to make sure things are
19 clearly and thoroughly documented. I think we are best served by following
20 the OpenBSD example of a secure default install and then let the users
21 change configuration to suit.
23 Cheers,
25 Sean


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Re: [gentoo-dev] NAT iptables info Djamil ESSAISSI <djamil@××××××××××××.com>