Boston Linux & Unix (BLU) Home | Calendar | Mail Lists | List Archives | Desktop SIG | Hardware Hacking SIG
Wiki | Flickr | PicasaWeb | Video | Maps & Directions | Installfests | Keysignings
Linux Cafe | Meeting Notes | Blog | Linux Links | Bling | About BLU

BLU Discuss list archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Server hacked, Desperate for help with FC6

I've heard firestarter is great also.  FWBuilder is good if you
maintain a lot of firewalls.  It keeps them all in 1 xml file and lets
you deploy them remotely (from your workstation).  It's also objects
based, so you create objects, then drag and drop them to create the
rules.  I've been using it for a little over a year and maintain 30+
firewalls and it works very good for us.


On 11/25/06, David Kramer <david at> wrote:
> Matt Shields wrote:
> > I agree with someone else's post, you should go with what you know.
> Well, I know SUSE and have been using it for years, but I didn't have a
> new(ish) version, and didn't want to install the old version, which will
> soon be two releases behind.
> Besides, there's value in knowing new things, too.  I just needed to get
> some critical issues solved.  I'm sure FC6 will be fine, and whenm SUSE
> 10.2 comes out, I'll decide what to do.
> I've also been frustrated with the fact that SUSE packages for some
> things I like to keep current on aren't available until much later than
> ones for Feddora.  Firefox 2.0 is a good example.  And I want to try
> installing MythTV again, which seems to be much more popular under
> Fedora than SUSE.
> > But if you want, you could download and try Firewall Builder,
> >  It's a GUI fw builder that is very similar to
> > Checkpoint firewall.  But first, you'll need to make sure both your
> > nics are configured with the appropriate IPs.
> I finally got on the #fedora IRC channel, and they essentially said "No,
> you're not crazy, the firewall tool that comes with FC6 does not do
> that.  Download "firestarter".  I did, and I was up and running with NAT
> in minutes.  I may switch to a more complicated firewall scripter at
> some point, but I have what I need for now.
> And then I figured out that switchdesk needs to be installed afterwards.
>   It wasn't available at install time, which is a little silly if you
> ask me.  Unless I just missed it.
> --
> This message has been scanned for viruses and
> dangerous content by MailScanner, and is
> believed to be clean.
> _______________________________________________
> Discuss mailing list
> Discuss at

This message has been scanned for viruses and
dangerous content by MailScanner, and is
believed to be clean.

BLU is a member of BostonUserGroups
BLU is a member of BostonUserGroups
We also thank MIT for the use of their facilities.

Valid HTML 4.01! Valid CSS!

Boston Linux & Unix /