[SATLUG] Home network

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Wed Apr 2 17:51:18 CDT 2008


so you're going to deactivate the firewall at the router and use a pc for
one instead?

Ernest

On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 3:44 PM, Justin Burdette <justin.burdette at gmail.com>
wrote:

> I decided to play around with the Linksys (it's a BEFSX41) after upgrading
> the firmware...it's now running DHCP for the 1.150-1.200 range and my main
> computer's static IP is just fine. Maybe it was operator error?
>
> As for the firewall/server issue, I like what I see with smoothwall. I'll
> probably go ahead and set up the P3 box for that and just continue to run
> Apache and FTP off of my big machine...it's a dual-core Athlon64, so it's
> not like I'm stressing it, and I'm the only one who accesses it remotely.
> I
> keep programs and drivers that I might need for customers saved so that I
> can easily access them without having to search all over everywhere. It's
> nice to be able to get it all in one place!
>
> I haven't purchased the P3 units yet, but I've got a bid on 4 of them
> entered at crapsells.us, and I've got a good friend who wants at least one
> to run as a firewall. Might sell the other 2 or hang on to them for later
> expansion of my network.
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