[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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