[clug] Firewall distros - recommendations

Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au
Tue Apr 12 06:13:18 GMT 2005

 Tony and Robyn Lewis wrote:

> If you're keen to try rolling your own, I recently switched to shorewall
> (shorewall.sf.net) from the point-and-click firestarter, as my iptables
> manager / generator, on a Debian testing box, and found it fit my niche
> of skill and time.

I set up Shorewall and was puzzled when it tooks *ages* to bring up the
default ruleset. The rulesets defined seemed to be a bit too baroque for
what the firewall actually did.


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