[Shorewall-users] Two-interface setup confirmation

phil phil at thefoxtons.org.uk
Tue Dec 16 16:43:24 PST 2003



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Phil Foxton
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> 
> I am currently using Suse v9.0 with Susefirewall2 as my firewall on 
> a 3 machine network. I want to move to Shorewall as the firewall. I 
> just want to be sure that I use the right template when I set up the 
> config files. Here is my hardware setup:
> 
> Internet
>  |
>  |
> Dlink 302G dsl modem
>  |
>  |
> primary Linux box where Shorewall will reside
> etho to modem, eth1 to switch
>  |
>  |
> 4 port switch
>  |
>  |
> 2nd machine running WinME & 
> Linux laptop

Exactly the same setup as me, but I use a very cut down version of RH7.3 for
the shorewall box.

The two interface example works fine.

RGDS

Phil

> 
> I use only the Linux box for internet. The Windows machine is games and
> some file archiving, the laptop gets work files from the network
> (Linux box) when going offsite.
> 
> The Linux box operates pretty much like a stand-alone machine, but 
> is the centre of my internal network on occasion, if that makes sense.
> 
> The 3 boxes have fixed ip addresses in 192.168.100.x range and the modem
> has ip address 10.1.1.3 (web browser maintained). I get my ISP ip address
> allocation by dhcp when the modem connects (210.23.x.x). 
> 
> Am I correct in naming the parts as below for Shorewall purposes:
> 
> net = modem/internet
> fw = Linux box
> local = Windows machine & laptop.
> and I should start my config with two-interface template?
> 
> Guidance appreciated,
> Paul.
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