Practically Networked: Building Network Appliances With Linux, Pt 5...
Aug 06, 2006, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)
"In our previous installments we did a lot of important
preliminary configuration, and hardening our firewall box. Today
we'll take a quick tour of Webmin, and set up an iptables
Internet-connection sharing firewall. Don't connect your firewall
box to the Internet just yet, as there are some important steps to
"Webmin is an excellent, flexible graphical configuration
interface for Linux. You can find modules to configure and manage
virtually every Linux service. Unlike a lot of graphical
configurators, Webmin reads the source configuration files
directly, so you can switch back and forth between using Webmin and
editing the files yourself without making a mess..."