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Re: [SLE] SMTP and incomming mail -- PROBLEMS??
  • From: John Andersen <jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 24 May 2004 17:49:03 -0800
  • Message-id: <200405241749.03203.jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 22 May 2004 17:08, Carlos E. R. wrote:
> As a side note, working without firewall, even for a moment, is dangerous.

Nonsense.

If you don't have a ton of un-needed services running (e.g. ports open) there
is really very little risk. After all, most hardware firewalls are nothing
but unix/linux burned into a chipset.

This isn't Windows Xp, its Linux. Its what firewalls are made of.
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John Andersen

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