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Re: So... what's the best routing solution for..
At 10:42 AM 6/11/98 -0400, Steve Sobol wrote: >On Thu, Jun 11, 1998 at 07:07:17AM -0700, Roeland M.J. Meyer wrote: > >> >Don't use any routing protocol at all. Actually, skip having your >> >own router too. >> >> Agreed, we ran default static routes for a long time. Y'all don't even need >> a router. I might recommend a LinkSys 2-port ethernet switch, though. >> (Control collision domains, See DataComm Warehouse.). > >Hm. My main goal is to be able to block stuff from entering my LAN that >I don't want there. With a Cisco or Livingston box or something similar, >it's just a question of installing filters. I could set up a box and use >ipfwadm, perhaps that would be the best thing to do? That would be the cheap thing to do. But, from personal experience, ipfwadm is a PITA! Granted, you only have to do the setup once, thank God. If you have the budget, buy a firewall-router/switch. But, they're decidedly not cheap. ___________________________________________________ Roeland M.J. Meyer, ISOC (InterNIC RM993) e-mail: <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>email@example.com Internet phone: hawk.mhsc.com Personal web pages: <http://www.mhsc.com/~rmeyer>www.mhsc.com/~rmeyer Company web-site: <http://www.mhsc.com/>www.mhsc.com/ ___________________________________________ SecureMail from MHSC.NET is coming soon!