On Thu, 2005-02-24 at 17:09 +0000, Colm Buckley wrote:
> On Thursday 24 February 2005 16:49, Sean O Sullivan wrote:
>> > Getting IBB, so wish to setup a machine to act as NAT/Firewall for
> > rest of the network [...]
>> To be honest, your best bet is to use Shorewall to set up iptables for
> you. Your approach should work, but it's quite labour-intensive and
> hard to ensure it's error-free.
>> Shorewall takes almost all of the pain away. Shorewall good.
> Colm Buckley / colm at tuatha.org / +353 87 2469146 / www.colm.buckley.name
Been using shorwall for nearly 2 years now, its takes about 20 mins to
setup and easy change stuff without having to remember the ins and outs
of iptables, There is also one for ipv6 called ip6wall.
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