Set Up Ubuntu-Server 6.10 As A Firewall/Gateway For Your Small Business Environment

Set Up Ubuntu-Server 6.10 As A Firewall/Gateway For Your Small Business Environment

This tutorial shows how to set up a Ubuntu 6.10 server (“Edgy Eft”) as a firewall and gateway for small/medium networks. The article covers the installation/configuration of services such as Shorewall, NAT, caching nameserver, DHCP server, VPN server, Webmin, munin, Apache, Squirrelmail, Postfix, Courier IMAP and POP3, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, and many more.

Link to Set Up Ubuntu-Server 6.10 As A Firewall/Gateway For Your Small Business Environment

I am almost curious enough to try this. Throw in a little Samba and you have a pretty good SBS competitor although it might be a tossup to use an inexpensive NAS box for the file sharing instead. The turn-off was the 11 pages of cut-and-paste instructions. Of course, the entire installation is done via the geek’s old friend, the command line. I guess my age is showing. I am spoiled with the ease of using Wizards to install and maintain computer systems.

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