[SunHELP] buy firewall router or use SB100 and ipfilter
chi-tai.yang at rbccm.com
Thu Sep 10 19:34:53 CDT 2009
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Sent: Thu Sep 10 19:12:57 2009
Subject: Re: [SunHELP] buy firewall router or use SB100 and ipfilter
>> 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.
I'd echo the OpenBSD suggestion. I have a SS5 and an SS4 firewalling a
cable connection and a DSL connection. The bandwidth limitation is not
I found pf to be much easier and more intuitive than iptables on Linux,
and easier than ipf on Solaris. Additionally, OBSD is just plain hard to
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