[SunHELP] buy firewall router or use SB100 and ipfilter
alaric at metrocast.net
Tue Sep 8 19:03:41 CDT 2009
Sandwich Maker wrote:
> " From: Stefan Hames <rsh5 at cornell.edu>
> " Thanks, Andrew. The SB100 would be the dedicated machine. I've got
> " two Sun boxes and a couple of Macs on the network behind it. I
> " figured I'd be lucky to get $100 for the SB100 on eBay, and that's
> " the price of the routers (actually a bit less...)
> in that case, your major decider is the ipfilter learning curve. if
> that isn't a problem, go for it!
> btw you're probably also better off replacing the stock solaris
> ipfilter with darren reed's latest, from
> http://coombs.anu.edu.au/~avalon/ if you aren't already aware.
Another [very good] option would be OpenBSD and pf. That's what I use
on my firewall, currently on a U5.
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