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Old 05-19-2002, 04:03 PM   #1
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How to Setup Firewall for home network

Basically i have just install 7.3 Redhat. Works fine can surf internet.

Internet Cable Redhat 7.3 Home pcs
dsl Fiewall

Basically i would like to use Linux as Firewall. There are 2 NICs in Linux machine and i can Ping both Network Cards from machine on my home network. One side of Linux is IP from DSL other side has all machines on my network have 192.168.x.x and default Gateway as i have also configured home machines with DNS of ISP DNS servers and have used LOKKIT on Linux to setup firewall. But Cannot get it to work Pls Help?

Cheers Jules
Old 05-19-2002, 04:17 PM   #2
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Try the IP-Masquerade-HOWTO

It's pretty straight forward and it will get your network and fireall working just fine.

Else, try Firestarter, which configures everything with a nice wizard. You need to have iptables working as well as the network already configured.



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