best firewall for a web server
Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri
wearabnet at yahoo.ca
Fri Feb 5 20:32:18 UTC 2010
----- Original Message ----
> From: Iv Ray <pobox at verysmall.org>
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Sent: Fri, February 5, 2010 11:24:52 PM
> Subject: best firewall for a web server
> We will be running a web server -
> - FreeBSD 8.x
> - Apache 2.x
> - php 5.x
> - PostgreSQL 8.x
> - Postfix 2.x
> - The server will run nearly 98% of the time below 25% load (no high performance
> firewall is needed).
> - Access to the server will be done only via ssh w/ key (there will be no public
> ftp, etc.).
> I read several threads on FreeBSD Questions and checked the Handbook, and my
> conclusion is that PF seems the most straightforward for such "classic"
> Am I right?
Right, PF is the way to GO! ;)
-Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri
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