[CentOS] restrict network access

umair shakil umairshakeel at gmail.com
Mon Oct 22 05:12:26 UTC 2007


Salam,

Squid actually Proxy will do the trick....

Regards,

Umair Shakil
ETD

On 10/19/07, Arne Pelka <lists at arnepelka.de> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I have two pc using centos 4, these machines need only access to the
> (big, class b) local network. Because of security reasons the network
> access should be restricted to this local network - mainly the users
> of these pc should not be able to access webpages outside of the local
> network. My problem is, that I have no own centos repository and
> therefore these two pc need access to the centos mirrors to get updates.
> What would be the best way to restrict the network access to the local
> network and allow the access to some external addresses (a centos
> mirror and maybe some other servers/websites).
> I was thinking about iptables but I'm not very experienced in this
> questions - maybe there is an easier way. The configuration with
> iptables seems to be very complex, I was skimming through some
> tutorials and the man pages.
>
> In thanks and with best reagrds,
> Arne
>
>
>
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