[SATLUG] Home Network Configuration

Herb Cee hc at lookcee.com
Sat Apr 24 16:11:10 CDT 2010


> 
> Perhaps installing a turnkey Linux based firewall is the way to go. It 
> would allow you to have it up and running in under an hour, then you 
> could poke around on it later to see how things work.
> 
> I'm a gig fan of IPCop, and have used it exclusively for about six 
> years. It's extremely easy to install, yet powerful as well.
> 
> I operate it in a four burb configuration (red-public interface, 
> orange-DMZ for my web facing server(s), blue-wireless, and green-LAN). 
> Give it a try; just don't try the latest version 1.9. It's just been 
> released and in my opinion is ready for prime time. Use the previous 
> version 1.4.X; rock steady, and feature rich.
> 
> http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/ipcop/wiki
> 
> Matt Grooms
> 
> PS - another great Linux based firewall is Endian.

Thats cool, thanks I will give it a try.
herb



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