A new blogger to the Linux Security space (he switched months ago), the owner of Fsckin w/linux took a trip to test Firewalls and Linux. From IPCop to Smoothwall to the 8MB Monowall, he compares and contrasts the value of each platform - but with a catch.

The HP Vectratesting platform we are using today is an HP Vectra slimline PC. Considering the computer was FREE (as in beer) after a company upgraded their workstations, the specifications are nothing to scoff at.

* Pentium III 500 MHz
* 192MB of RAM
* 1GB Transcend disk-on-chip IDE module
* Dual 100Mbps NICs

Very interesting...

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