Firewall and Proxy Server HOWTO project is designed to describe the basics of firewall systems.
Version: 0.80Firewall and Proxy Server HOWTO project is designed to describe the basics of firewall systems.
Operating System: Linux
And also to give you some detail on setting up both a filtering and proxy firewall on a Linux based system.
Firewalls have gained great popularity as the ultimate in Internet Security.
Today firewalls are a part of almost every networking device. Like most hot subject they are also often misunderstood.
This HOWTO will go over the basics of what a firewall is and how to set one up.
I am using kernel 2.2.14 and RedHat 6.1 to develop this howto so the examples here are based on this distribution.
If you find differences in your distribution, please email me and I'll update this howto.