[clug] Firewall distros - recommendations
Tony and Robyn Lewis
lewis at tonyandrobyn.com
Tue Apr 12 11:38:56 GMT 2005
Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au wrote:
> 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.
If by baroque you mean convoluted, then I noticed it too, but put it
down to recommended wizardy / best practice, going beyond
allowing/denying ports. Seems fairly well documented throughout,
though, and scalable and 'plugable'
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