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Re: [suse-security] Firewall + server on one machine?
  • From: Markus Werner <mwr@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 24 May 2000 15:06:09 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0005241455260.14633-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 24 May 2000, Ragnar Beer wrote:

> >Hi
> >
> >You can build Rules for paketfiltering with Ipchains. That`s okay on a
> >stand-alone-Machine. A real Firewall cannot save the same Machine where
> >it is install.
>
> I guess that's what I don't understand. If I can make separate rules
> for incoming and outgoing packets isn't then the firewalling
> something like a virtual machine in between? What would be the
> advantage of having another (physical) machine if I have only one
> machine to protect?

I guess you are german.
so just look at http://www2.little-idiot.de/firewall/ (I'm don't kidding)

Theire is a good documentation. And i guess many questions will find an
answer.

bye

mw

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