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Re: Firewall Questions



> > For several years now I've been using the Astaro
> Firewall solution for my home 
> > network (http://www.astaro.com/).
Sounds like overkill for a home network.

> > I would like to find a tool capable of the
> following:
> > 1. the ability to act as a domain firewall (maybe
> domain is not the correct 
> > term?) with the ability to serve up IP's for the
> users behind the firewall 
> > and provide access both to the internet and to
> each other within the network
> > 
> > 2. The ability to provide some sort of surf
> content filtering to keep my 
> > teenagers from being exposed to crap via the web
> > 
Open source now! Go for smoothwall with a content
filtering solution like dans guardian. Smoothwall have
an open source and a paid version so I'm sure they can
accomodate your needs.

By the way an unused fedora box with squid, selinux
protection and iptables will do a good job. There are
plugins available for squid.

 

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