Can someone recommend a good simple firewall script?

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Thu Aug 11 20:00:32 CEST 2005


/dev/rob0 wrote:

>
> I don't have time to go looking, but ISTM that many of today's crop of
> questions was related to this poster's issue. They are probably not
> really wanting to learn firewalling, they simply want to have a rule
> set that works and is easy to manage.
>
> Yes, I know there are things like firestarter which can generate
> rulesets. But is there something non-GUI, and simple?
>
> Am I going to have to write one myself? :) There are 37 hits for
> http://freshmeat.net/search/?q=iptables+script . Most of them look
> unmaintained.

Shorewall is non-GUI and still actively maintained and supported.

-Tom
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