[CentOS] Do I need a dedicated firewall?

Thu Dec 12 17:56:17 UTC 2013
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Mike Burger wrote:
>> 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
>>> 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
> work.
> That's why my CentOS box is my server as well as my firewall.

You misunderstand me: I have the router plugged into the phone co. router,
going into my router's uplink port.