Frontends to Iptables/netfilter

Archaic archaic at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Oct 18 06:41:52 PDT 2005


On Tue, Oct 18, 2005 at 09:53:36AM +0100, Richard A Downing wrote:
> 
> I think you learn more by 'getting your hands dirty', but like you I'd
> like a nice front-end that's compatible with LFS/BLFS.  There are a
> whole lot of firewall 'products' out there, but they all seem to have
> their own distro in tow.  I hope I'll be intightened too.

Agreed. Writing your own iptables scripts is definitely worth your time
the first few times around. After that, though.... I like ipfw (freeBSD)
but never looked to see if there was anything like it for linux.

-- 
Archaic

Want control, education, and security from your operating system?
Hardened Linux From Scratch
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/hlfs




More information about the lfs-chat mailing list