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Re: Why does Debian allow all incoming traffic by default




Reco wrote:

> So, in this regard Debian is imperfect, but at least they give you right
> tools to solve the problem (iptables suite), and do not force braindead
> firewall policies by default (like RHEL does).

So this is why a wise guy buys an industrial pc for 200 US or wrt capable
router for 20-30 US installs linux and makes a good firewall then puts it
between ISP and his own network.