Ubuntu Gateway

Kaushal Shriyan kaushalshriyan at gmail.com
Mon Apr 4 06:31:18 UTC 2011


On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 11:42 AM, Michael Zoet <Michael.Zoet at zoet.de> wrote:

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> Am 04.04.2011 04:37, schrieb Kaushal Shriyan:
> > Hi,
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> > I have planned to use 10.04 LTS for setting up Internet Gateway in
> > my office. What should be the hardware configuration and what all
> > recommended applications are needed ?
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> In a simple office (one server, one internet connection, 10 clients) I
> use arno-iptables. In another network I have 3 firewalls managed with
> FWBuilder (protecting 75 servers reachable on the internet). What
> software you use depends on your demand. You already got some
> suggestions ;-).
> The firewalls do not have a high hardware demand. Normal 19" servers
> with 1 GB Ram or up and a good modern CPU does the job. But you should
> use good  hardware! ( I mean not the cheap one! Invest some money in
> the right hardware and you run your router for a long time!)
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> Michael
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Hi

I have a 5 Mbps Internet Connection with 100 Users in office.I have already
a shorewall running on 9.04. Since 9.04 is EOL i am planning to upgrade it
to 10.04 LTS Please suggest me the best practices of setting up
gateway/firewall.

Thanks

Kaushal
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