[SATLUG] Firewall Question

Michael Rice michael at michaelrice.org
Thu Aug 14 14:32:31 CDT 2008


Ill have to say smoothwall would be my number 1 distro of choice. I have
been using it for over 4 years. Its very very stable and simple to setup.
The whole install and setup process will normally take under 15 mins.

On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 1:19 PM, Ramon Hermida <rhermida at utpa.edu> wrote:

> I would recommend going with a distro that specializes in the
> firewalling area.  I am familiar with the following two:
>
> http://www.ipcop.org/
> http://www.smoothwall.org/
>
> Both are fairly easy to install and maintain.  Both of these can also
> run on very modest system specs, so you can recycle an older system for
> this.  I like IPcop better, but that is IMHO.
>
> Regards
>
> -RH
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: satlug-bounces at satlug.org [mailto:satlug-bounces at satlug.org] On
> Behalf Of Brad Knowles
> Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2008 12:58 PM
> To: The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List
> Subject: RE: [SATLUG] Firewall Question
>
> On 8/14/08, Kevin Flanagan wrote:
>
> >  I use monowall, works great and is pretty simple to setup.
> >
> >  http://m0n0.ch/wall/
>
> That's a good FreeBSD 4.x based solution, whereas pfSense is a
> FreeBSD 6.x based solution in the same space.  I'm sure there are
> others.
>
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