CentOS Based Firewall Document

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ftanner
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CentOS Based Firewall Document

Post by ftanner » 2005/10/19 16:01:25

I have just completed the first draft of a document on buildign a CentOS based firewall and was curious if anyone would like to proof it for me. Comments and suggestions would be welcome.

The firewall OS is CentOS v4.2. It also has Webmin, Squid, and DansGuardian loaded. For firewall rule manipulation it uses FWBuilder in Gnome on the firewall itself. X is not continuously ran. THe system itself boots in runlevel 3. X gets started via VNC server only when you tell it to for firewall rule set manipulation.

Keep in mind that the purpose of this doc is how to build the firewall from bare metal, not how to configure firewall rules or routing or anything of the like. It does, however, cover some pretty decent (in my opinion) steps on hardening the OS somewhat to make it safer on "the big bad Internet".

You will have to specifically ask for the doc though because I don't wanna spam the forums with my silly document.

mem0
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Re: CentOS Based Firewall Document

Post by mem0 » 2005/10/20 08:52:02

Hello,

I tried to private msg you but coudn't for some reason.

I would like to read that doc.

Regards,

-mm

ftanner
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Re: CentOS Based Firewall Document

Post by ftanner » 2005/10/20 14:51:16

[quote]
mem0 wrote:
Hello,

I tried to private msg you but coudn't for some reason.

I would like to read that doc.

Regards,

-mm[/quote]

Hmmm...It's not allowing me to PM you either.

Edit: Nevermind. I think I figured it out.

icorna
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Re: CentOS Based Firewall Document

Post by icorna » 2005/11/08 12:14:46

Could I have a copy too of the document please!

Thanks! :-D

ftanner
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Re: CentOS Based Firewall Document

Post by ftanner » 2005/11/09 22:38:25

If you could PM me your e-mail address, I would appreciate it. I will be more than happy to send you the document.

bluedigital
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Re: CentOS Based Firewall Document

Post by bluedigital » 2005/11/15 23:30:03

Well since the forum doesn't function correctly with either IE OR Opera, I am not able to even send a PM to you to request the doc :evil: :-? :-o

If you can, please send the doc to bluedigitalmedia@gmail.com - TIA

icorna
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Re: CentOS Based Firewall Document

Post by icorna » 2005/11/23 14:43:02

Hey ftanner since I'm not able either to PM you.

Could please send it to

centosfirewalldocument@gmail.com

Best

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Re: CentOS Based Firewall Document

Post by asaf » 2005/11/24 05:42:58

I am also looking for an enterprise class firewall based on Linux. I feel that GuardDog and IPCOP are not in that class where performance and security is more important than a nice GUI.

I would like to have a copy of the document as well. Pls send it to asaf@ieee.org

thanks

ftanner
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Re: CentOS Based Firewall Document

Post by ftanner » 2005/12/01 16:02:42

[quote]
bluedigital wrote:
Well since the forum doesn't function correctly with either IE OR Opera, I am not able to even send a PM to you to request the doc :evil: :-? :-o

If you can, please send the doc to bluedigitalmedia@gmail.com - TIA[/quote]

Sent.

ftanner
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Re: CentOS Based Firewall Document

Post by ftanner » 2005/12/01 16:05:31

[quote]
icorna wrote:
Hey ftanner since I'm not able either to PM you.

Could please send it to

centosfirewalldocument@gmail.com

Best[/quote]

Sent.

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