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Computer on a WAN port


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LeatherCat

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Evenin' hackers everywhere.
While in the ever continuing process of setting up my home netwok, I'd like to have a firewall/mail server outside of the internal network. (I.E. connected BETWEEN the router and the cable modem. "double nat") I'm a bit anal about computer security. Any ideas how this can be accomplished? Any suggestions would be welcome. N.B. Using a PII 450 with 2 nic's running Fedora Core 2 (stripped) as the existing firewall INSIDE the LAN but I'd like to move it to the WAN port. Let me know what you think.
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Gibson Research Corporation has a good page on advanced NAT router tricks. One of the configurations they suggest may just be the ticket.

Edited by Kurt_Aust, 26 October 2005 - 01:19 AM.

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