Re: Firewall to protect iis

From: Duane Arnold (
Date: 02/03/04

Date: Tue, 03 Feb 2004 00:29:50 GMT

"John" <> wrote in

> Hi
> Firstly, sorry for the cross-post.
> And now for my question:
> I am going to install a MS 2003 Server as a web server shortly.
> Unfortunatly our budget doesnt stretch to a standalone firewall, so
> can anyone suggest a good, but resonably priced software one that will
> protect my server from hacking gits and also log access etc?
> I only have a single PC so bear this in mind with your suggestions.
> Thank-you v.much.
> John

You should get a Nat router that has SPI that can Block IP's. You should
secure the Win 2K3 O/S and IIS.

You can use IPsec that's on the O/S behind the NAT router to help secure
the machine. IPsec can block inboubd or outbound by IP, port, protcol,
DNS, etc, etc.

Duane :)