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Re: [opensuse] Moving to IPv6
  • From: dwgallien <dwgallien@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 9 Sep 2010 14:52:39 -0400
  • Message-id: <201009091452.39774.dwgallien@xxxxxxxxx>
Firewall blocks all incoming
connections - Done. Which is essentially what people on this list
_believe_ NAT is doing currently.

It seems a lot of people are very much confusing the functionality of a
a firewall, and NAT.

Say what?

I have difficulty believing that most (or even many) folks on this list confuse
NAT with a firewall. Or think that NAT blocks all incoming connections. Or
that a router IS a firewall.

Btw, seems that this discussion has moved to the religious debate stage. Can
we at least hold off the snark?
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