[clug] A New Users perspective on Linux

Martin Pool mbp at sourcefrog.net
Wed Apr 13 11:49:30 GMT 2005

On Wed, 2005-04-13 at 19:22 +1000, Ian Bardsley wrote:

> >As for firewall... if you are connecting this machine directly to the
> >internet, make sure it's kept up-to-date! As Martijn pointed out, the
> >"iptables" package will allow you to configure a firewall. Most firewalls
> >are misconfigured, though... so you might want to looks for some HOWTOs on
> >tightening boxes up from a security point of view (e.g. turning off unused
> >services).

For a more friendly interface you might try "firestarter" (if that comes
in Mandrake.)

Glad you're enjoying it.


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