Can you use Linux on a PC as a firewall?

870 pts.
Tags:
Security
How difficult is it to configure Linux to turn an old PC into a server for use as a firewall? Can anyone help me find more information? Thanks in advance.

Answer Wiki

Thanks. We'll let you know when a new response is added.

Why not keep it as simple as possibe. All you need is an old pc and this, http://www.zelow.no/floppyfw/index.html
Keep digging there is a lot of information on just what you want to do.
Joe

Discuss This Question: 2  Replies

 
There was an error processing your information. Please try again later.
Thanks. We'll let you know when a new response is added.
Send me notifications when members answer or reply to this question.

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy
  • Chekung
    Just type in "floppyfw" witout the quotes into the address bar or a google search and you will find many links. Forget the server concept. I believe this approch to be the simplest for non linux guru's. I.E. like me. Joe
    0 pointsBadges:
    report
  • BigBob
    We use Linux on PC for our firewall... a great economically and safe firewall. We use Sentry software.
    0 pointsBadges:
    report

Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

To follow this tag...

There was an error processing your information. Please try again later.

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

Thanks! We'll email you when relevant content is added and updated.

Following