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Re: [SLE] a good firewall?
  • From: "W.D.McKinney" <deem@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 06 Feb 2005 12:12:46 -0900
  • Message-id: <1107724366.7740.9.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, 2005-02-06 at 20:20 +0000, Sid Boyce wrote:
> Jerry Westrick wrote:
> > Floppyfirewall as firewall (http://www.zelow.no/floppyfw),
> > and FWBUILDER (http://www.fwbuilder.org/) as configuration firewall builder
> > tool, is a very good combination I've used before.
> >
> > I highly recommend them both, and in combination they are great.
> >
> > Jerry
> >
> >
> >
> > On Saturday 05 February 2005 19:04, Per Jessen wrote:
> >
> >>Henry Tang wrote:
> >>
> >>>Anyone uses a suse firewall (linuxbox) in a coorporate environment?
> >>
> >>Yep, we do.
> >>
> >>
> >>>or should just go ahead with a hardware firewall like Sonicwall.
> >>
> >>Does it do anything extra that you have a need for?
> >>
> >>
> >>/Per Jessen, Zürich
> >>
> >>--
> >>http://www.spamchek.ch/freetrial - jetzt für 30 Tage ausprobieren -
> >>kostenlos und unverbindlich!
> >
> >
> >
> Depending on what is required, Astaro Linux firewall is worth a look -
> http://www.astaro.com, they've also just gone into selling a hardware
> appliance loaded with their software. You get frequent updates online.
> I've been using astaro on my home network for quite a few months now - I
> first tried it about 5 or 6 years ago, back then it only supported
> dial-up. The free version I'm using excludes anti-virus, anti-spam and
> VPN, these are all part of the paid-for version. WI-FI support uses any
> PCMCIA card supported by Linux, using a PCI adapter.
> In a corporate setting, I'd highly recommend it.
> Regards
> Sid.
> --

For home networks, IPCOP, ShoreWall, Astaro and the list goes on. We use
ImageStream and Barracuda Networks for our business though, and quite
happy.


Dee





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