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Apple Training Series: Mac OS X System Administration Reference, Volume 1 by Schoun Regan, - Ed.

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Lesson 18. Secure Network Configuration

Time

This lesson takes approximately 2 hours to complete.

Goals

Understand network security design principles

Learn methods for implementing a secure network design, including NAT, VPNs, and firewalls

Use the Mac OS X Gateway Setup Assistant to enable and configure routing, NAT, and VPN services

Use the Mac OS X Server Admin application to configure the firewall service

Create firewall rules to lock down traffic to and through a Mac OS X server, including remote administration traffic, Web and e-mail traffic, DNS zone transfers, pings, and ping replies

Configure Mac OS X firewall service for stealth mode

Analyze firewall rules with the UNIX ipfw show command

Monitor network security with logging ...

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