Re: Need advice about breakin attempt
Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2005 08:47:50 +0200
BlackTopBum enlightened us with:
> I don't use iptables as I prefer something more stable than software
> - an hardware firewall.
And what do you think runs on this hardware? There are even hardware
firewalls that run Linux with iptables...
> And, I can change my kernel without having to go through re-doing of
> iptables and the kernel set up.
Same here. I wrote a proper firewall script that's really easy to
configure with a separate configuration file. As soon as I turn on my
box after installing a new kernel, it kicks in without me having to do
anything at all. What's your problem?
The problem with the world is stupidity. Not saying there should be a
capital punishment for stupidity, but why don't we just take the
safety labels off of everything and let the problem solve itself?
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