[thechat] ZoneAlarm

William Anderson neuro at well.com
Wed Nov 27 08:14:01 CST 2002

Lachlan Cannon wrote:
> I just set Zonealarm up [snip]

Say no more!  Aiiieee, evil!  Evil!  Infidel!

> Is there some way to give all access rights to network machines while
> still keeping high protection up for external machines?

Yah, don't use Zone Alarm, lol :)

If you're willing to give up a machine for the purpose, a standalone un*x
based firewall is a lot stronger and easier to configure for a network than
something evil like Zone Alarm.

<plug type="unsubtle">
You could always try SmoothWall :)

Commercial version -> http://www.smoothwall.co.uk/  - tis cheap!
GPL version -> http://smoothwall.org/

<disclaimer type="BBC products">
Other firewall products are available.

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