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Old 15th November 2008
J65nko J65nko is offline
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Location: Budel - the Netherlands
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I wouldn't use such an electrical power consuming beast for a firewall. IMHO an ecological disaster
Why don't you just get an old Pentium I or II with 2 network cards, or a small machine like a Soekris or Via ITX.

I think running a virtual machine as a firewall is a bad idea. Programmers already have a hard time writing secure operating systems. You think that in their initial attempt in writing secure virtualization layers they suddenly do better? I don't
You don't need to be a genius to debug a pf.conf firewall ruleset, you just need the guts to run tcpdump
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