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RE: IP access restriction



You might want to check out www.freesco.org  I "made a router by
screwing an old motherbord and a floppy in a set of rails to a piece of
plywood.  It fits under the corner end table in my small apartment.

Tim...

On Tue, 2004-10-12 at 21:14, Mike Burger wrote:
> My apologies.
> 
> Yes...a box running iptables could be used as a border/front end firewall.
> 
> I'm using such a setup, now, on my DSL connection, to restrict access to 
> the various machines on my home network.
> 
> On Tue, 12 Oct 2004, Rick Lim wrote:
> 
> > The boxes vary from unix servers to voip gateways etc, so IPTABLES is not an
> > option on each machine, what is required is a machine to funnel all acess
> > into and out of the subnet these machines are on.
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com [mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com]
> > On Behalf Of Mike Burger
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 12, 2004 4:58 PM
> > To: For users of Fedora Core releases
> > Subject: Re: IP access restriction
> > 
> > On Tue, 12 Oct 2004, Rick Lim wrote:
> > 
> > > I have a friend that has a few boxes directly on the internet, which he
> > > thinks are being access by unwanted "visitors".
> > > 
> > > These machine still have to have routable IP address but should have
> > limited
> > > access from external IP subnets.
> > > 
> > >  
> > > 
> > > What would be suitable for limiting IP subnet access to these address?
> > > 
> > > Would a 'firewall' like machine with IPTABLES be able to accomplish this,
> > > that is without changing the IP address passed through the 'firewallish'
> > > machine?
> > 
> > iptables, on the system in question, should be sufficient.
> > 
> 
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