LinuxQuestions.org
Go Job Hunting at the LQ Job Marketplace
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware
User Name
Password
Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 10-10-2006, 02:44 PM   #16
drkstr
Senior Member
 
Registered: Feb 2006
Location: Seattle, WA: USA
Distribution: Slackware 11.0
Posts: 1,191

Rep: Reputation: 45

Quote:
If you trust all the boxes on your LAN, then all you need do is configure the firewall script builder at Eric's web site such that all LAN traffic is trusted. After you do that, you need not worry about specific rules for specific ports on the LAN side.
One little things I want to add...

I wouldn't recommend this if you have a wireless access point on your network. Wireless encryption keys are easily cracked and it's possible to make a homemade wifi antena that extends a malicious user's reach quite a bit.

If you have a wireless access point anywhere on your network, I would recomend leaving the local network as semi untrusted, or assign wireless connections to a different (untrusted) subnet.

For instance, I allow ssh connections from any local machine, but I do not export nfs mounts to the local network. Instead, I lock in each of my boxen by mac address and export only to a specific machine. (note: this is not fool proof, but should stop the common script kiddie/war driver)

regards,
...drkstr
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
how do i use Alien on ubuntu 5.04? kriogenic Linux - Newbie 5 02-15-2006 08:07 PM
Alien OSes sancho5 Linux - General 3 01-26-2006 09:36 PM
Cannot browse the MS site through firewall..... supag33k Linux - Newbie 1 08-16-2004 02:08 AM
Using alien or using RPM?? R00ts Debian 4 07-26-2004 05:48 PM
alien glibc2.3 scheidel21 Debian 1 12-12-2003 09:28 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:00 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration