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    Firewall Appliance

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    by fredj ·

    Anyone familiar with an inexpensive firewall appliance that I can use that has some features of enterprise level. I want to get some hands on experience. Even if it’s an older model.

    Thanks in advance for any recommendations

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    • #2516594

      Clarifications

      by fredj ·

      In reply to Firewall Appliance

      Clarifications

    • #2516572

      There

      by rob miners ·

      In reply to Firewall Appliance

      are a lot of free ones and some that are inexpensive out there. PC Tools has a free one. I recently went through this exercise. I used Google.

    • #2516570

      Get any old PC, two NICs & whatever Linux you like best.

      by absolutely ·

      In reply to Firewall Appliance

      I’m getting to like Debian over Mandrake. I’ve greatly enjoyed iptables, and enthusiastically recommend the book [i]Linux Firewalls, Second Edition[/i] by Ziegler, publisher = New Riders.

      In addition to providing example firewalls for many common scenarios, he explained TCP/IP and firewall principles thoroughly, and succinctly enough that this novice now sprouts off like I know what I’m talking about!

      😉

    • #2516568

      Can you price it?

      by kron ·

      In reply to Firewall Appliance

      What would or how much would you consider “inexpensive” ?

      This would help to narrow down the field a bit.

      • #2516559

        Learning perspective

        by fredj ·

        In reply to Can you price it?

        From the perspective of learning – about $100-200 and just to clarify I am not looking for a personal firewall.

        Thanks…

    • #2610342

      Re: Firewall Appliance

      by nio75 ·

      In reply to Firewall Appliance

      Why are you not look at IPcop. this is a very good & free firewall software.

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