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Originally Posted by Timmy_the_tortoiseI wish I could understand this.. I really do.
Originally Posted by WildThingQuote:Originally Posted by Timmy_the_tortoiseI wish I could understand this.. I really do.
Yeah great article, never knew one could make one's own router! It's a shame about 99.9% of that stuff goes way over my head lol.
Originally Posted by tuaamin13What's the point of this? I can understand the concept but not the application. Are you supposed to add it to your existing machine/repurpose an old machine or build a new mini-ITX machine (one of those with multiple ports) instead of buying a new router?
Originally Posted by JasioHeya,
Great guide! Just a quick note... if you prefer to NOT work with IP Tables but you still want the power and flexibility of IP Tables then I suggest downloading APF Firewall for Linux. APF is a front-end for IP Tables (hence, it's still IP Tables) but provides an easy to use shell based configuration file to setup your firewall. Additionally, APF includes brute-force and DoS protection which can be enabled/disabled in the config file. Of course, this is free software. I've used it for many years and it makes handling IP Tables far easier.
Originally Posted by RexxieFor those wanting to set a PC up as a router, but don't want to go through the hassle of doing everything yourself, there are a number of really good options out there. m0n0wall (http://m0n0.ch/wall/) and pfsense (http://www.pfsense.com/) are good alternatives. m0n0wall is super-super lightweight and does the job really well, at least it does for me :-)
Originally Posted by Woodstockhmmm ive hit an odd problem set dnsmasq to allow the address 10.0.0.2 to 10.0.0.25 but when my laptop connects via dhcp it recieved a 169.x.x.x address
iptables -A INPUT -d $INTIP -p tcp --destination-port 67 -m state --state NEW -j ACCEPT
iptables -A INPUT -d $INTIP -p tcp --destination-port 53 -m state --state NEW -j ACCEPT
iptables -A INPUT -d $INTIP -p tcp --destination-port 647,847 -m state --state NEW -j ACCEPT
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