Protect Your Network with the Linux-based Untangle Gateway
Jul 27, 2009, 17:32 (0 Talkback[s])
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"In the past few months, we've discussed (among many other
things) ZeroShell. Its a live CD that turns a mundane PC into a
router and provides numerous servers and features for your network.
Well, now we're going to discover the Untangle Network Gateway.
Another open source solution, it installs onto a PC to help you
protect, control, and monitor the online activities of all your
small business or home computers.
"Untangle provides a user-friendly solution that concentrates
more on managing your Internet experience rather than provide
network functionality. If desired, it could work well with and
complement other open source router projects like ZeroShell,
RouterOS, or DD-WRT.
"Not only can the gateway replace your router by providing a
DHCP server and Internet sharing, it can protect all the computers
on the network from the Internet threats. Here are some of the
features you'll get for free:"