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Old 08-14-2002, 09:36 PM   #1
mikeshn
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FireWall Software?


Hello

What firewall software is good for Linux(specially) for Red Hat 7.3?

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Old 08-14-2002, 10:55 PM   #2
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Don't make me laugh. Pretty much all come with iptable.
 
Old 08-14-2002, 11:22 PM   #3
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If you don't know what iptables are, or you don't think you'll manage to write an iptables script then look at firestarter, this is good beginners firewall if the real security of your box is not a big concern to you, start from here http://firestarter.sourceforge.net/
If you feel you can overcome iptables here is a good tutorial http://iptables-tutorial.haringstad....-tutorial.html
 
Old 08-16-2002, 07:05 PM   #4
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go with firestarter - it's somewhat easy
 
  


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