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[ale] I've hit a rough wall, installin' Smoothwall :-)
Courtney Thomas wrote:
> Either :-)
> i.e. how can a SmoothWall installer be certain that...
> all internet activity, both sending & receiving,
> is actually being processed by SmoothWall .....
> rather than...
> ONLY going directly in/out the wireless router,
> not being processed by SmoothWall at all ?
In my configuration, all data is going through the smoothwall device
because that's the only way it can physically go.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Geoffrey" <lists at serioustechnology.com>
> To: <ale at ale.org>
> Sent: Monday, December 22, 2008 11:00 AM
> Subject: Re: [ale] I've hit a rough wall, installin' Smoothwall :-)
>> Courtney Thomas wrote:
>>> 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
>>> 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
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Until later, Geoffrey
Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
- Benjamin Franklin