[semi OT] @ home any good?
tobywood at u.washington.edu
Fri Sep 22 00:27:01 PDT 2000
I used a program called pmfirewall that asks a series of questions about
your network and automagically sets up your firewall and ip masquerading..
It was quite painless and works quite well...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Parker Thompson" <parkert at u.washington.edu>
> I'd be interested in that script, I was about to write one myself...now I
> just need to get my dang 3com card up and running and I'll be all set...
> On Thu, 21 Sep 2000, C. Mills wrote:
> :I am using a cable modem at home, I think it is about 30 bucks a month.
> :heard there is a deal right now where you can get 6 months free or
> :something. I love it, I am using a P100 w/ Redhat 6.2 as a firewall/ip
> :masq server for four computers. Everything works amazingly
> :well. Everyone can be on the net at the same time and stuff. I wrote a
> :little script that sets up the firewall/ ip masq rules on start up if
> :you want it a copy of it. As far as I know I haven't had any security
> :problems, but that probably doesn't mean anything.
> :On Thu, 21 Sep 2000, 'The Pho Man' Doug McLean wrote:
> :> I am thinking of hooking my linux box at home to Att's @ home service
> :> (instead of using PPP) and I am wondering what you all think? Is it
> :> that cable modems very often scanned, and thus high security risk?
> :> what linux components should I have installed to get the cable modem to
> :> work (if I do decide to go with it)?
> :> Also, if anyone's using it right now, how much is it costing them?
> :> You can just reply to me in person if you like, as I don't want to spam
> :> the list. Thanks!
> :> --Doug "/usr/bin...huh?" McLean
> :> ___________________
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