Gentoo Archives: gentoo-security

From: Christopher Fisk <chrisf@××××××××.net>
To: "gentoo-security@l.g.o" <gentoo-security@l.g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] firewall suggestions?
Date: Wed, 07 Jan 2004 15:51:46
In Reply to: [gentoo-security] firewall suggestions? by Pooh Sun Tzu

On Tue, 6 Jan 2004, Pooh Sun Tzu wrote:

> 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!
MonMotha's IPTables Firewall is nice. It's in the form of a script where you edit what ports you want to allow, what interfaces you have, etc and then when it runs it sets up the firewall with your settings. Very easy to use and understand. Christopher Fisk - -- BART BUCKS, ARE NOT LEGAL TENDER BART BUCKS, ARE NOT LEGAL TENDER Bart Simpson on chalkboard in episode 8F06 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.3 (GNU/Linux) iQCVAwUBP/wqUoEfDeDd9cftAQF3XAQAqz0NKLPBlStbSB3rf4dvHNDH0E43l8eg HMRbu8I05s48ikEZWCuVhSwXOf43dnSlCj8NcC9xJGOaXZ4ma68S8YW+mt20R58X ANb+ZIFXewSD81mJybhwZ9D/SiGOaQCPMvS4MD9wDyqavcywxUX/vk2gsdHmZwFu 9F2gLW1GQ+c= =0cwJ -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-security@g.o mailing list