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Old 08-20-2004, 06:07 AM   #1
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Question Firewall and VPN server

Hey All,

Ok i have been asked by my boss to set up a Linux box that will act as a firewall and VPNserver. He also wants to administer it from some of the worksation on the network.

It will be between ADSL router and switch .

Internet > Adsl Router >Linux BOX > Switch -Servers
- workstaions

I have installed Mandrake 10.0 and dont really know where to start as im newbie when it comes to Linux.

Can anyone help me please !!!

Thank you in advance.

Old 08-25-2004, 02:45 PM   #2
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Talking followup

Just wondering if you've figure out something yet? If not, I have some suggestions.
Old 08-26-2004, 09:16 AM   #3
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Hi guys! You SHOULD try IPCop! It's really great! Get it on

Great GUI, easy as well, VPN, firewall and nice add-ons! You'll love it! I use it on a large working enviroment.

Let me know how it goes.


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