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[ale] I've hit a rough wall, installin' Smoothwall :-)

Courtney Thomas wrote:
> Geoffrey,
> My apologies for the garbled question. I was interrupted and failed to 
> refocus on returning  :-(
> What I meant to ask was:
>     how can it be determined that all a given machine's activity is actually 
> going through SmoothWall,
>     rather than accessing the web directly through the wireless router ?

I'm not sure if you're referring to my setup or yours.  In my 
configuration, nothing can get to the internet unless it goes through my 
smoothwall firewall.

for example:

internet <-> smoothwall <-> switch <-> wireless router <-> laptop

Until later, Geoffrey

Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
  - Benjamin Franklin