[SunRescue] Re: Help!
Peter L. Wargo
rescue at sunhelp.org
Thu Apr 19 17:25:08 CDT 2001
I'm still happy with my Xrouter from macsense. Serves basenji.com well.
-Pete, who hates covad today...
Peter L. Wargo
pwargo at basenji.com
Owner/operator of basenji.com.
On Thu, 19 Apr 2001, Bill Bradford wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 05:57:27PM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> > As with anything related to security (and how can a firewall not be?)
> > "quick" cannot enter into the equation lest you set yourself up for a
> > quick fall.
> > "Any job worth doing is worth doing correctly the first time" isn't just
> > a platitude when it's something related to security.
> Yes, I know this. In this case, *anything* is better than what they have
> currently - an office full of machines, sitting STRAIGHT ON THE BARE
> INTERNET, using Windows file and printer sharing as a "network". No
> firewall, nothing like that.
> I'm going to setup the linux box, ipmasq/nat, put them behind it,
> set it up so I can dork with it remotely, and then pound the hell out
> of it from my home connection.
> When I said "quick" I meant "I can get it setup and working properly
> and definitely more secure than they have it now; and really batten
> down the hatches once its in place". The hard part is getting them
> setup on the private network behind it, which really wont be hard at
> all (just setup DHCP and ip forwarding...)
> Luckily, the entire office is already using DHCP, but they're getting
> the leases (for the public internet space) from their ISP.
> Bill Bradford
> mrbill at mrbill.net
> Austin, TX
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