[Samba] Firewall rules to block other's computers browse list

John H Terpstra - Samba Team jht at samba.org
Mon Jul 27 18:04:43 MDT 2009

On 07/27/2009 06:39 PM, David Christensen wrote:
> MargoAndTodd wrote:
>> My Samba server/firewall has three (two real, one virtual) network
>> cards:
>> eth0.5: connects to a terminal server
>> eth0: internal network with about 10 XP workstations
>> eth1: the Internet
> An Internet firewall should be a dedicated machine.  

Please help us to understand why an Internet firewall should be a
dedicated machine. There might be one or two people on this list who
would disagree with this assertion.

John T.

> I use IPCop:
>     http://www.ipcop.org/
> IPCop has a reasonably simple installer, an excellent CGI interface,
> lots of features, and is light-weight -- I ran a Pentium 166 machine
> with 32 MB RAM, 4 GB HDD, and three 10/100 Mbps NIC's until recently.
> It could have used more RAM, but it worked.
> HTH,
> David

John H Terpstra

"If at first you don't succeed, don't go sky-diving!"

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