building a iptables-firewallcluster

Taylor, Grant gtaylor at riverviewtech.net
Mon Aug 22 20:29:08 CEST 2005


> I can't suggest anything to help with making more hours in the day, 
> other than take a lot of westbound jet flights, and always continue 
> westbound. ;) But I have a couple of ideas for the device shortage:
> 
> 1. Skip surfing / dumpster diving
>    Old "useless" machines are excellent netfilterers.
> 2. User-mode Linux
>    Set up an entire network on one physical machine.

There are a lot of things that can be done with UML, but more can be done with said low end boxen.  I personally have at present more than a dozen unallocated P-II 233 MHz 64 MB RAM systems (read GREAT routers!) and an 8 port KVM switch box with cables that I'd be more than willing to hook up to some boxen to work with.



Grant. . . .



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