Gentoo Archives: gentoo-security

From: Nicholas Hockey <tilt@××××××××××.net>
To: gentoo-security@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] firewall suggestions?
Date: Wed, 07 Jan 2004 01:10:48
Message-Id: 1073437435.72595.7.camel@blackhole
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-security] firewall suggestions? by Pooh Sun Tzu
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On Tue, 2004-01-06 at 12:55, Pooh Sun Tzu wrote:

> Awesome, it looks like iptables and shorewall is the way for me to start > out. I'm sure after getting shorewall down I'll try manual iptable > configuration. Thanks! > > As a side note, this is my first time using a news mailing list. Do I > reply to the person's actual email, or reply to > gentoo-security@l.g.o in responce to the emails I get from my > own posts? > > On Wed, 2004-01-07 at 00:32, Matt Brown wrote: > > On Tuesday 06 January 2004 09:27 am, Pooh Sun Tzu wrote: > > > Greetings, > > > 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! > > > > emerge net-firewall/shorewall > > > > "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 > > recommend it. > > > > http://www.shorewall.net > > > > -- > > Matt Brown > > LAMP Host > > > > > > -- > > gentoo-security@g.o mailing list > > > > > -- > gentoo-security@g.o mailing list

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