I've been using ipcop ( http://www.ipcop.org ) for a few years now with no
problems. It provides everything from VPNs to Transparent proxys to
Snort Intrusion Detection. It is possible to admin it remotely although
it's not set by default.
There are plenty of other options out there for example smoothwall.
On Thu, 25 Aug 2005, Kevin Philp wrote:
> I am looking for a recommendation for a home firewall. In the past I have
> routed my home machine through a Mandrake box set up with squid, iptables. We
> have just installed broadband and I was going to put the firewall/proxy box
> back on (my kids are just reaching "can I browse age") and was wondering
> wether to switch to a dedicate firewall distro that I can administer
> remotely...any recommendations or experinces? there seems to be a load of
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