This is a discussion on Re: [fw-wiz] Recamendations on firewalls - Firewalls ; Cody Nelson wrote: > First. > > I have been using IPcop as a firewall for close to 4 years now, before > then I used a slackware box with a bunch of home made scripts. > > Current firewall ...
Cody Nelson wrote:
> I have been using IPcop as a firewall for close to 4 years now, before
> then I used a slackware box with a bunch of home made scripts.
> Current firewall hardware. Celeron 300 with 128 RAM. 1 10 NIC, 1 10/100 NIC.
> I am looking to step up my security and functionality to a higher
> level. I am looking at other OSS projects and see quite a few.
> Astaro is top of my list right now, but there are so many others.
> (m0n0wall, redWall, Endian, etc)
> What I do.
> This is a home network.
> I have some websites hosted, nothing major, small stuff.
> I ssh to home, and tunnel squid, vnc, etc through that from work, or
> other places.
> Sometimes VPN to friends network.
> Some functionality I would like to see.
> Restricting bandwidth usage. Kind of like squid, but on the firewall.
> SSL(Web) VPN. (not a priority)
> IDS/IPS capabilities with the bellow
> Better logs/reporting with alerts.
> Port knocking would be cool
> Web based configuration/monitoring.
> Handles over 20,000 connections (bit torrent, etc)
> Posible virus/spam protection.
> Well I gues first question what do people think of Astaro?
> Second question, what are suggestions?
> And of course the 3rd questions is for comments?
> Thank you all!
> firewall-wizards mailing list
OpenBSD and pf would be a good choice.
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