Re: Content Filtering Firewall in Linux..
From: Tucker (gtucker_at_google.com)
Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2005 12:49:16 -0700 To: Andrew Rucker Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Anyone have any experience with Endian?
Looks like a pretty good All-In-One thing. I'm trying to help an old
teacher of mine setup a small school. My goal is to have to go and
fiddle with it as little as possible. (read as: find something easy
enough for him to support).
On 8/18/05, Andrew Rucker Jones <email@example.com> wrote:
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> Using iptables/Netfilter for this is the wrong idea for sure. It breaks
> the TCP connection, leaving both ends hanging. It is also very
> susceptible to false positives. You want a real content filter. I use
> DansGuardian (http://www.dansguardian.org/) with DansGuardian Antivirus
> (http://sourceforge.net/projects/dgav/) and ClamAV
> (http://www.clamav.net/) and am happy. The setup is not the easiest, but
> the product works well. Please note that DansGuardian is free for
> non-commercial use, but requires an inexpensive license for businesses.
> Read the licence if in doubt.
> Soi, Dhruv wrote:
> > Is anyone aware of such firewall in linux. I have used ipcop, iptables, shorewall and have read that applying netfilter patch to kernel for HEX search can provide such capability. Would anyone of you like to put your thoughts over it?
> > Thanks
> > Dhruv
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