Gentoo Archives: gentoo-security

From: Mickey Mullin <mickey@×××××××××.us>
To: gentoo-security@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] firewall suggestions?
Date: Wed, 07 Jan 2004 03:11:41
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-security] firewall suggestions? by Nicholas Hockey
>>> 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!
>>/Check out monmotha (in portage) if your requirements are a single >>machine or small nat system (I have an adsl->gateway to two internal >>lans, one coax, one 100m cat5) >> > for a standalone/small network this does apear to be a nice single file > firewall script, i just red through and it does what 99% of home users > need, so i also approve of monmotha as a easy other option to shorewall. Study monmotha! Years ago, I took one of those scripts and used its premises to write some very complicated rulesets. Good stuff. :) mickey -- gentoo-security@g.o mailing list