----- Original Message ----- From: "Bryan Cassidy" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2004 12:31 PM Subject: Re: OpenBSD/ (maybe FreeBSD) Firewall/Router/DNS
> Sounds good to me but I'm still confused about how I need to set this up hardware wise. The link at freebsddiary sounds good to start >with I guess. I don't know if I need any extra hardware either. I have at the moment 2 NICs and 2 crossover cables. Do I need more? Do I >keep the NIC in this machine or do I move it to the machine that will be acting as a firewall/router/gateway? How do I set this up? Still >confused on this part. You'll need a total of 3 nics to hook up a firewall and one PC behind it and 2 crossover cables. 2 nics in the firewall system and 1 nic in the PC. dsl-modem <----> firewall <----> PC If you plan on running more than one computer behind the firewall, you'll be better off getting a hub or a low end 10/100 switch. -- Micheal Patterson TSG Network Administration 405-917-0600 Confidentiality Notice: This e-mail message, including any attachments, is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential and privileged information. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure or distribution is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please contact the sender by reply e-mail and destroy all copies of the original message. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"