[Shorewall-users] Shorewall

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Mon, 16 Sep 2002 17:06:49 -0700


Arif Mahmood wrote:
> Do I need to have a proxy server in order to set the Firewall, I was not
> planning to install any proxy server. (Sorry if my question not make any
> sense to u, but I want to clear few things before I start).

You do not need a proxy server.


> Also I want to know that using Shorewall apps as a firewall front end,
> do I need to know the iptables commands and functions, and is there a
> gui to set up Shorewall apps so I can use that for setup and
> configurations


You do not need to know iptables commands -- you need to know how to use 
at least one Linux editor and you need to have a working knowledge of IP. 
There is no GUI.

-Tom
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