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 01:36:07
Message-Id: 1073439234.72595.10.camel@blackhole
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-security] firewall suggestions? by Bill Kenworthy
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.

On Tue, 2004-01-06 at 20:25, Bill Kenworthy wrote:

> 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) > > There is also shorewall - people rave about it, but it seems to have a > spotty history (keep coming across emails implying that there have been > releases with security problems) and is overly complex for a small > system. I installed it, started to read the docs and configure it, > thought urrrkkkkk! and went back to monmotha and was back online in > minutes. > > BillK > > On Wed, 2004-01-07 at 01:27, 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! > > > > regards, > > Pooh Sun Tzu > > > > > > -- > > gentoo-security@g.o mailing list > > > > -- > gentoo-security@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-security] firewall suggestions? Mickey Mullin <mickey@×××××××××.us>