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From: Frank Gruellich <frank@××××××××××××.org>
To: gentoo-security@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] firewall suggestions?
Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2004 08:01:11
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-security] firewall suggestions? by Mark Hurst
* Mark Hurst <mark@××××××.net>  9. Jan 04
> > Not really. And why should a network scan be dangerous? Security by > > obscurity doesn't work. You can scan a well configured host all day > > long, who cares? > Why run a firewall at all if your hosts are so well configured?
Because I want to offer services inside my network, I don't want to offer to the rest of the world. Think again about this question: you are asking, why routers are necessary.
> If security by obscurity doesn't work, why not publish details of your > internal network on the Internet,
I do this.
> or allow zone transfers from anywhere?
Because I don't want this. Regards, Frank. -- Sigmentation fault -- gentoo-security@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-security] firewall suggestions? Mark Hurst <mark@××××××.net>