[Shorewall-users] New Actions

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Tue Dec 2 12:44:46 PST 2003

On Tue, 2003-12-02 at 12:30, Kyle Gasho wrote:
> Tom,
> Thank-you for all your effort! 
> If I could suggest a way to make "life better" for all users (you included),
> it would be to stop using the mailing list, and go to a phpBB type web based
> forum. I personally enjoy that interface, and find it easy to search for
> needed answers. 

Been there, done that, got the T-shirt, it sucked :-(

Web interfaces are unsuitable for supporting a product like Shorewall.
Once you've seen the output of "shorewall status" posted to a phpBB,
you'll understand why.

> As a newbie to Shorewall, I found the Webmin interface for Shorewall VERY
> VERY easy to understand. Once all initial firewall settings were setup, I
> stopped using Webmin and now only use SSH and the config files.
> I have to say that Shorewall is by far the best thing since topless burger
> joints, and again thanks for the excellence!

Tom Eastep    \ Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool
Shoreline,     \ http://shorewall.net
Washington USA  \ teastep at shorewall.net

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