Re: Need advice - firewall with DSL router
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2005 00:49:45 GMT
Chris Wilkinson wrote:
> Hi there,
> I have installed a D-Link DSL 502T router at home, for our
> internet. My ISP uses PPPoE, which is handled by the router,
> while all traffic to/from the router is handled via DHCP
> on eth0. The firewalling in the router is active and setup
> so everything external is blocked unless instigated from the
> internal network...
> Do I need to setup a software firewall? (currently I've left
> firewalling off). I'm using SuSE 9.2 Pro...
I don't use any other firewall other than the one in my router; SMC-704VBR.
To check how well it works I used:
This shows that all my ports are closed. I think that is good enough.
Leo in Canada:
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