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Old 10-09-2004, 05:49 PM   #1
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Software firewall possible?


I have the following question:

Is it possible to have a software firewall with Linux, so I can have a firewall that
blocks DoS attacks and port scans on the same PC that's a web server?
 
Old 10-09-2004, 05:52 PM   #2
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Possbile but poor practice. You should have those
two tasks separated. Get an old p166 with > 64MB
and iptables will be JUST sweet. ;}


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Old 10-09-2004, 06:10 PM   #3
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Possbile but poor practice. You should have those
two tasks separated. Get an old p166 with > 64MB
and iptables will be JUST sweet. ;}


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But I don't know how to setup cables and the NICs for that!!!
 
Old 10-09-2004, 06:32 PM   #4
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But I don't know how to setup cables and the NICs for that!!!
sure you do.........most distro's have a network config script..........
install the NIC's, hook up the cable....run the netconfig script and answer the questions when prompted by the script........
 
  


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