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Old 08-03-2004, 06:07 PM   #1
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Exclamation what kind of firewall i should have on fedora core 2?


what kind of firewall i should have on fedora core 2?
 
Old 08-03-2004, 06:29 PM   #2
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All distributions use the iptables firewall which is part of the kernel. There are a number of ways of configuring iptables. Fedora Core probably has a graphical configuration tool however my preferred method is to set up the rules with the iptables command (see man page for details) and using "iptables-save >/etc/sysconfig/iptables" to save the settings. Mandrake (and I presume Fedora Core) will run iptables-restore at boot up to load the saved rules.
 
Old 08-03-2004, 06:34 PM   #3
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ok so i don't need any other firewall i already have that setup thank you
 
Old 08-03-2004, 08:03 PM   #4
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The basic Fedora GUI for Iptables is at - System settings - Security level - however if this isn't sufficient try Firestarter on Fedora.

http://firestarter.sourceforge.net/index.php
 
  


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