Re: Yet another which firewall? question

From: RAM (arsmiyer_at_gmail.com)
Date: 09/21/05


Date: 21 Sep 2005 05:35:03 -0700

There are opensource based softwares like gajshield -
www.gajshield.com, Astaro - www.astaro.com. They provide good security
and the prices are also affordable.
Volker Birk wrote:
> Paul Welsh <pwelsh@uk2.net> wrote:
> > Any recommendations regarding open
> > source firewall software?
>
> Because I have good experiences with netfilter, but also with pf,
> I don't want to recommend one before the other. Both work very good,
> and it's easy to use them.
>
> http://www.benzedrine.cx/pf.html
> http://www.netfilter.org/
>
> I don't have much experience with other open source firewall software
> beside Linux ipfw, and I think, netfilter is a good successor. But
> FreeBSDs ipfw looks good, for what I'm reading and hearing.
>
> My experiences with BSDs ipf are too long ago, that I could tell too
> much about recent releases.
>
> Yours,
> VB.
> --
> "Es kann nicht sein, dass die Frustrierten in Rom bestimmen, was in
> deutschen Schlafzimmern passiert".
> Harald Schmidt zum "Weltjugendtag"