[WEB SECURITY] Firewall recommendations

dallas jordan dallas.jordan at gmail.com
Wed Jun 8 08:53:59 EDT 2005


Gavin, 
   You should give OpenBSD and PF a try.  It is a very good firewall
and I think fairly easy to learn the syntax.  I've used it a few times
and it does very well and it's free.

On 6/8/05, Gavin McDougall <lists at mediamill.co.za> wrote:
> 
> Hi there,
> 
> I need any comments, suggestions or recommendations on a firewall
> solution for a web hosting environment.
> 
> My boss is looking at spending a lot of money on a GnatBox appliance
> firewall but I am arguing that you could probably do the same, if not a
> better job by using a Linux based firewall solution.
> 
> So if you are using a GnatBox or any other firewall in your web-hosting
> environment please let us know of your experiences.
> 
> Thanks,
> Gavin
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