Upgrading from Woody -> Sarge : Part 2, smaller than the previous one because I wrote about 800 words about upgrading from Apache to Apache2, and then to Exim4 which seemed too much – I’ll save that for part three now.
The Nokia Checkpoint firewall has a great user interface, a big list where you can insert new rules.
Imagine a Grid Control with columns for “Source”, “Destination”, “Protocol”, “Logging”, etc.
Shame there’s nothing like that for Linux that I’ve seen. I like their user interface for representing VPNs too – little meshes.
I imagine using GTK/QT you could easily mimic the user interface, and then generate a collection of IPTables rules. The hard part would be causing those rules to be uploaded to a remote machine. Having a GUI for the local machine would be useful – but being able to write bunches of rules for a group of machines would be more comparable to the Nokia.
Planet Debian <blockquote .
Is it just me or is the threading in p.d.o broken?
I’m sure I see pieces I’ve seen before at the top, with new entries added at the bottom for a particular day?
Maybe this is dependent on the local timezones which are exported by the various users blogs?
Remind me not to talk about sadism / BDSM again ..