tiny firewall boxes

Lennart Sorensen lsorense-1wCw9BSqJbv44Nm34jS7GywD8/FfD2ys at public.gmane.org
Mon Jul 13 20:43:01 UTC 2009

On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 01:56:48PM -0400, teddy mills wrote:
> I find myself having to install Linux firewall boxes in front on Window  
> servers.
> (dont ask dont tell) I do not want big +bulky for the Linux firewalls.  
> Smaller is better.
> I could use DLinks or Cisco/Linksys, but I know a Linux firewall would  
> be better. (perhaps for cheaper in this case)
> Any ideas/urls for tiny form factors?

Tiny tends to make it expensive.  The cheapest way to build a firewall
is to go buy a used PC (like a P3/P4 level machine) for $100 or so,
or find one given away fo free.  Still much more capable and powerful
than any linksys box.

Len Sorensen
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