Re: Linux firewall on P166

From: James Knott (
Date: 08/15/03

Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2003 13:28:13 GMT

/dev/rob0 wrote:

> Admin webpages? What's all this? You're talking about running another
> service. A 386 with 8MB can manage bash and iptables fine. Mine also did
> dhcpd and ntpd for all my local machines.

For securtity reasons, it's not a good idea to run anything more than
necessary on a firewall. The more that's running, the greater potential
for security problems.

Fundamentalism is fundamentally wrong.
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