[Shorewall-newbies] Current situation, and eventual goals

Francesca C Smith fsmith at ladylinux.com
Thu Dec 4 20:26:31 PST 2003


Actually it does confuse me a bit more .. You show the Router/Firewall as a 
separate entity from the
Supposed Shorewall Linux Firewall ??

At 08:18 PM 12/4/2003, Tim Chetelat wrote:
>Thank you very much for the information, Francesca.  I might not have been
>clear when I described the multiple routable IP situation.  Here is a page
>that might help, or might confuse more *grin*:
>In your response, you mentioned "Multiple External Ethernet Addresses," but
>with what I'm going for, the linux box is only going to act as a firewall /
>gateway for itself. The rest of the computers are taken care of currently.
>I don't know if that changes the answer or not.  Initially it would seem so,
>since the other routable IP addresses don't necessarily come into play.
>Other than having eth1 open to in both directions, it could probably be
>ignored for the purposes of configuring the firewall for eth0.  Am I far off
>base here?  It's quite possible...
>Tim Chetelat
>tim at progfan.com

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