best firewall for a web server
aiza21 at comclark.com
Fri Feb 5 23:31:39 UTC 2010
Iv Ray wrote:
> 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" situation.
> Am I right?
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I would use ipfilter. Its rules are the same as PF but its log is easier
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