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Old 03-29-2003, 02:42 PM   #1
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To firewall or to not ?


Well I know the answer is Yes !

but I already have a hardware firewall that I use on my DSL modem. Do I need a second firewall on my PC or not ? if so should I use the built in RH 7.3 firewall or could someone recommend a firewall tool or script that is easy to understand and use ?

Many thanks

Richard
 
Old 03-29-2003, 03:10 PM   #2
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If you already have one you should be fine.
 
Old 03-29-2003, 03:13 PM   #3
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My understanding is that it depends on the level of sophistication you require from your firewall. For most purposes, a router / firewall box will suffice.

I am interested in hearing the opinions of others

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