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Date:      Fri, 6 May 2011 04:10:58 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Bill Tillman <>
To:        Bill Tillman <>, =?iso-8859-1?Q?Leonardo_M=2E_Ram=E9?= <>,
Subject:   Re: Home firewall with DLink router & FreeBSD
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Please excuse me. I typed my reply below all the existing text but somehow =
it =0Aended up being formatted into the middle of this one. Can someone giv=
e me the =0Atip for insuring I don't top post and that my reply ends up at =
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=0AFrom: Bill Tillman <>=0ATo: Leonardo M. Ram=E9 <mart=>; Fri, May 6, 2011 6:53:56 A=
M=0ASubject: Re: Home firewall with DLink router & FreeBSD=0A=0A=0A________=
________________________=0A=0AFrom: Leonardo M. Ram=E9 <
m>=0ATo: Thu, May 5, 2011 3:44:36 PM=0ASubjec=
t: Home firewall with DLink router & FreeBSD=0A=0A=0AThe short answer is a =
definite yes, but you will need two NIC's in the FreeBSD =0Aserver. I have =
a FreeBSD server which runs diskless and it acts as my router =0Aright behi=
nd the cable modem. All networks in my home including the wireless one =0A=
=0Auses this machine as it's route to the Internet. It runs IPFW2 as the fi=
rewall. =0AIt also does some port forwarding from my Asterisk PBX and webse=
rver which are =0Arunning on other FreeBSD servers inside my LAN.=0A=0ATher=
e is excellent information in the FreeBSD handbook on how to setup a FreeBS=
D =0A=0Aserver as a gateway/router. Check it out.=0A=0AHi, at home I have a=
 DLink Dir 300 router to provide internet access for my home =0A=0Anetwork.=
 The network is composed by two Windows PCs, one Linux laptop and one =0AFr=
eeBSD server we use mainly for storage and as web/database server.=0A=0AI m=
ust add, the server only have one network card.=0A=0AI would like to know i=
f its possible to use the FreeBSD server as a Firewall for =0A=0Athe whole =
network, securing LAN and WiFi connections. If this can be done, then =0Aho=
w? could you point me to some howto?.=0A=0AThanks in advance,=0ALeonardo M.=
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