Linked by Niall C. Brady on Tue 3rd Feb 2004 20:17 UTC
Linux For those that don't already know, smoothwall is a very slick and easy way to setup a firewall/nat/dhcp server (and more) at home or in a small office very quickly even on old computer equipment. I have used Smoothwall 1.0 in the past and liked its features (although at the time, I did have a problem with Snort failing to start after I updated the software with some fixes...). It served on an old Pentium II 400mhz machine with two NICs inside (network cards). One was the 'green' interface (more about that later) and the other was the 'red' interface. I used that setup for quite a few months, mainly because I wanted to see what alternatives there were to hardware based firewalls (such as DLink gateways/firewalls) that I had been using.
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Richard, IPCop, ext3
by Anonymous on Wed 4th Feb 2004 17:20 UTC

As has SmoothWall had ext3 for about 18 months.

Dick Morell is long gone since march 2003 which was a good move by the project and the company. Why can't people just move on and stop blaming good people for what he did and the way he acted and his lies.

SmoothWall Express continues to be developed and supported and paid for by the company as it always has been. It also has dedicated staff to produce patches quickly.

If you are going to diss a distro or firewall at least get up to date on it!