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Re: [opensuse] Moving to IPv6
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 09 Sep 2010 09:05:31 +0200
  • Message-id: <i6a0vr$id$3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
James Knott wrote:

Per Jessen wrote:
Golly - NAT IS NOT A SECURITY MEASURE! How many times does that
have
to be said to sink in?

It doesn't matter, it still does pretty well as such.


It doesn't do anything that a properly configured firewall can't do.
Start by blocking everything and then allow only what you want.

Sure, but with NAT in his xDSL router, Joe Bloggs doesn't have to do
anything at all.



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Per Jessen, Zürich (13.7°C)

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