Chapter 1. Conventions, Downloads, and ChangeLog

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0.1 - January, 2002

Initial Release; Includes the following:

  • Contents

  • Conventions, Downloads, and ChangeLog

  • Anatomy of a Dachstein Firewall

  • Linux Primer

  • Preparing the PC

  • Preparing the Disk

  • Fill Out the Network Information Sheet

  • Initial Configuration

  • Modify your Firewall for a Static External IP Address

  • Modify your Firewall for a Static Internal IP Address

  • Appendix A: Backing Up

  • Appendix B: Resources

  • Appendix C: Network Information Sheet

  • Appendix D: Laptop-Specific Issues