FreeBSD and NTL broad band

Peter McGarvey pmcgarvey at
Wed Jan 9 11:25:36 GMT 2002

There's an interesting article on Daemon News on how to make yourself a network connection:

Essentially it uses OpenBSD as a packet filtering bridge, a FreeBSD 
box behind it handling NAT, and a network hanging off the back of that.

On Wednesday 09 January 2002 11:02 am, mark.stewart at wrote:
> Hi, this is a general question, I'm getting NTL broadband put in at home
> next week and have got three compaq p166, 32 ram, 850 hd.
> Just wondering if anyone had any interesting configs (or give me prior
> warning of possible problems?). I want to be as secure as possible, was
> gonna setup a FreeBSD firewall (on one PC), a proxy (on another PC,
> squid or apache), and maybe buy a big 60
> Mark
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Peter McGarvey
System Administrator
Network Operations, VIA Networks UK

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