[CentOS] Do I need a dedicated firewall?

Thu Dec 12 17:18:58 UTC 2013
Mike Burger <mburger at bubbanfriends.org>

> Mike Burger wrote:
>> I used to run everything in a similar manner, behind an IPCop system.
>> The UVerse gateway doesn't handle multiple IPs on the same interface,
>> when
>> plugged directly into the gateway, so I wound up ditching the IPCop
>> system
>> and using my server as both the server and a firewall/router as you're
>> asking about.
>> You should be able to do so with no trouble.
> I'm a tad more paranoid - I don't necessarily trust the phone company's
> management of the router in my house.
>        mark, still trying to get USB printing working on the router I
> bought....*

Nor do I...that's why I manage it myself.

Alas, with UVerse, I have to use their gateway, or the TV service doesn't

That's why my CentOS box is my server as well as my firewall.
Mike Burger

"It's always suicide-mission this, save-the-planet that. No one ever just
stops by to say 'hi' anymore." --Colonel Jack O'Neill, SG1