Tag: firewall

Traffic Control on Linux with FireQOS

In order to make full use of my half-duplex WiMAX link, I started looking for anything and everything I could use to optimize it. Linux has some pretty decent utilities with iproute2 and netem to handle these type of configurations. They don’t compare to OpenBSD’s PF, but they work once you get the setup in

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NetBackup with RHEL5 – CentOS IPTables

First you need to open the iptables firewall settings: ## NetBackup Client Firewall Ports iptables -D RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -j REJECT –reject-with icmp-host-prohibited iptables -A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -m state –state NEW -p tcp –dport bpcd-j ACCEPT –src <ip of master server> iptables -A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -j REJECT –reject-with icmp-host-prohibited /etc/init.d/iptables restart

McAfee buys Secure Computing

The most beautiful firewall I have ever come into contact with is Sidewinder. The first day I learned about Blurbs in the military was the day I began to jump with joy inside. Sidewinder has a very unique product that allows for an ultra-secure configuration. As with all things, McAfee will screw them up. I

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