[linux-elitists] oBSD-elitist: 56K virtual shared pipe for all 'Doze MTAs

Tim Potter tpot@samba.org
Sat Feb 14 16:52:03 PST 2004


On Sat, Feb 14, 2004 at 05:38:19PM +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote:

> iptables is like the assembly language of firewalling. Useful to grok, but
> not entirely sensible to write directlyi (in most cases, these days, etc). I
> usually recommend shorewall for "proper firewalls" (not desktops or laptops
> unless you're way keen), which is quite policy oriented and handles all
> sorts of common use cases very well, and a few unusual ones sensibly.
> 
> There are some cool desktop tools for other use cases.

What do you recommend for desktop use?  I had a quick look at firehol
after seeing it mentioned on this thread and it looks very nice!


Tim.



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