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Freshmeat: iptables

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Iptables updated on freshmeat. "Iptables is built on top of netfilter: the new packet alteration framework for Linux 2.4. It is an enhancement on ipchains, and is used to control packet filtering, Network Address Translation (masquerading, portforwarding, transparent proxying), and . . .

Building an ATM Firewall with BSD

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"As a system administrator in a large academic institution, it is obvious to me that network security should be a high priority when planning a network strategy. However, it's not the system administrators that make the decisions and while most . . .

Cisco admits to serious PIX firewall flaw

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"Cisco last week admitted that two security vulnerabilities affecting its PIX firewalls could leave corporate networks open to attack. In an interim security notice, the vendor acknowledged the existence of two related vulnerabilities that both cause its Secure PIX . . .

How will you spend your lunch hour?

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Here is a very well written article on building packet filtering firewalls... "How about building a packet filtering firewall? OK, there are more interesting things to do. Like, maybe, eating lunch. *smile* But we'll find time for that too. Grab . . .

IP Filter Based Firewalls HOWTO

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IP Filter is a neat little firewall package. It does just about everything other free firewalls (ipfwadm, ipchains, ipfw) do, but it's also portable and does neat stuff the others don't. This document is intended to make some . . .

LWN reviews two firewalling books

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Linux Weekly News gives mostly a thumbs down to Linux Firewalls as well as Building Linux and OpenBSD Firewalls. Read their review to learn of some good points, as well as the bad. "Here we review two Linux firewalling . . .

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