[freeside] Optimal firewall setup
curtis at maurand.com
Thu Oct 31 21:24:14 PST 2002
Cisco PIX. even the low end ones are good.
----- Original Message -----
From: <ivan at 420.am>
To: <ivan-freeside at sisd.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 30, 2002 3:06 PM
Subject: Re: [freeside] Optimal firewall setup
> On Wed, Oct 30, 2002 at 09:46:21AM -0800, Rich Beams wrote:
> > Ivan,
> > Could you suggest an optimal firewall setup for Freeside. 2
servers: 1 for
> > public web, RADIUS, and email ... the other for Freeside. I've
read in the
> > email archives that a few people had wierd problems with some
> > firewalls. If hardware is recommended, what product (small 4-5
> > start with) is reliable with Freeside?
> Sorry, I don't have a hardware recommendation. Perhaps others do.
> > And should the firewall be placed
> > only to isolate the Freeside server or in front of both servers
with NAT to
> > the web/RADIUS/email server?
> The firewall should be placed to isolate your Freeside server. You
> also wish to place your internal sales/tech desktops on the private
> network with your Freeside serer, or you may wish to place them on a
> separate private network.
> > If a software firewall is ok, which one would you use and how
> > you configure it?
> Personally, I'd use Linux or BSD, but I'm sure there are reasonable
> vendor products too. Configuring firewalls is really outside the
> of this list.
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