Please excuse, the "send mail"-button has been hit a bit too fast:
Anything you do depends on what you want achieve. This question needs
your further explanation.
A fourth possibility is to use something that is called a wrapper, like
tcpd or netacl. This is very easy to install and configure: some hacks in
/etc/inetd.conf, and setting up the configuration files /etc/hosts.allow,
/etc/hosts.deny for tcpd and for netacl /usr/local/etc/netperm-table. In
sequence with a packet filter like ipfwadm this becomes a rather mighty
Here also applies what I have mentioned in my previous posting: RTFM
before you begin! ;-)
On Wed, 15 Oct 1997 11:26:40 +-100
jonah <jonah @
| I need to install a firewall for a non profit organisation.
| I have almost no budget so it has to be a freeware (or shareware)
| and to run on a PC with linux OS.
| This is my first experience in installing and configuring a firewall.
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