Firewall on FC3
fedora at mp.ba.gov.br
Fri Nov 26 17:52:29 UTC 2004
Hi Terry and folks,
It´s not a appliance, I´ll do my box from scratch to sits between my
servers and the rest of the internal net.
That´s my primary goal!! The second it´s to update my proxy/squid!!!
Terry Linhardt wrote:
> fedora wrote:
>> I´m really considering to install a proxy/firewall on a FC3. It´s a
>> good idea?! You guys already implement some like that!?
>> I´m really in doubt about that!!
> First of all, could you talk a bit about your goals? Do you want to
> build a firewall "appliance" that sits between your network and the
> outside world? All traffic to and from the Internet would have to pass
> through this machine. OR, do you want to put firewalling features on
> individual client machines that also run other applications?
> A firewall appliance can do a lot of nice things. You can control
> traffic in and out. You can select which ports to open or leave
> closed. You can do address translations, so the outside world can see
> only the IP address of your firewall machine.
> I would suggest FC3 will do firewalling quite nicely. But, as I said,
> first give us a bit more information as to what you are trying to
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