Networking with FreeBSD
stephanweaver at hotmail.com
Tue Aug 2 21:06:53 GMT 2005
>From: Chuck Swiger <cswiger at mac.com>
>To: Stephan Weaver <stephanweaver at hotmail.com>
>CC: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>Subject: Re: Networking with FreeBSD
>Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2005 14:26:07 -0400
>Stephan Weaver wrote:
>[ ... ]
>>Thank You So Very Much for your quick response.
>>I am familar with firewalling, but i never done something like this.
>>Mabee you can give me an actual Example from my reference.
>>Using my networks ect.
>Sure, if I had lots of free time and nothing else to do, I could probably
>write up a security policy, firewall rules, along with pretty network
>topology diagrams and so forth. But I was up 'til 2AM doing pretty much
>just that for a client yesterday (*), and I'd rather not spend that much
>effort again today without a good cause, or at least more beer. :-)
>There is an expectation on the freebsd lists that you spend your own time
>to learn about the tasks you want to accomplish before asking other people
>to repeat what the documentation says for your own specific use case.
>("Read the docs. Try stuff out. Ask questions which show what you've done
>and what the specific error message or problem you have is.")
>>What i want to do is seperate the network's on the same wire.
>Hmm. Why do you want to put separate subnets on the same wire?
>(What does that mean to you, anyway? Using the same external ISP
>connection? All boxes all on the same ethernet hub? Something else?
>Consider IPsec. :-)
>(*): Client is in Denmark. They wanted stuff "urgently" by this morning
>their time, after getting me something to respond to yesterday at 4PM my
>time. Bleh, this "global outsourcing" thing really is overrated....
What i want to do in a nutshell,
Connect all stores together via fibre, and protect my HeadOffice Lan, which
will now be connected to all the stores. And Have some sort of security.
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