[svlug] Routing Software
rick at linuxmafia.com
Thu May 11 10:31:24 PDT 2000
Quoting Dan Copeland (dcopeland47 at yahoo.com):
> I have a Redhat 6.1 machine pieced together from old hardware serving
> as the gateway/firewall to my DSL connection. Others on this list may
> tell you Redhat was not a good choice in terms of security but I found
> it to be more than adequate (once I turned off all the unnecessary
Eh, Linux is Linux is Linux. Some distributions have better defaults
and are more maintenance-oriented, is all.
You'll want to keep current with maintenance upgrades, especially the
I notice quite a few that look vital, so I'd urge your attention to the
It'd also be an excellent idea for you to consider switching to a recent
kernel: I can't remember which one RH 6.1 used. Some earlier kernels
were vulnerable to DoS attacks, etc.
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