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A Cheap Firewall/Router - FrostyTech.com A Cheap Firewall/Router
Tue Apr 17, 2001 | 6:58P| PermaLink
I had an old 486/66 kicking around, and did not want to pay any extra to @HOME to have extra IPs assigned, so I decided to make the old 486/66 into a Firewall/Router. By doing this, I was able to have more than one system online at a time, and be fairly secure from the general hacker. The Firewall would allow me to have my own webserver for in-house use, and be able to access my PC from work if I needed without exposing it to the world. Using the old 486/66 as a Router/NAT (Network Address Translation) device, I can have a lot of systems behind my cable modem, and I do not pay out the 16$/IP fee that @HOME wanted.
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