firewall for web server

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Mon Jun 28 10:15:26 PDT 2004

Peter Zyumbilev wrote:
> Do you know some good tutorial for bulding firewall for FreeBSD as web
> server. I found a lot of tutorials but for FreeBSD as router.

First, are you building a firewall or a web server?

If you're building a firewall, you don't want to run any services like WWW at 
all on the machine.  If you're building a web server, you're probably not 
going to be routing traffic, no-- to corresponds to your second remark.

> Some commented premade script with comments will also do the job.
> I was plannding to use APF, but I am afarid to install it on FreeBSD
> without good tutorial.



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