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Configuring IPCop Firewalls by James Eaton-Lee, Barrie Dempster

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Preface

IPCop is a Linux-based, stateful firewall distribution that sits in between your Internet connection and your network and directs traffic using a set of rules framed by you. It provides most of the features that you would expect a modern firewall to have, and what is most important is that it sets this all up for you in a highly automated and simplified way.

This book is an easy-to-read guide to using IPCop in a variety of different roles within the network. The book is written in a very friendly style that makes this complex topic easy and a joy to read. It first covers basic IPCop concepts, then moves to introduce basic IPCop configurations, before covering advanced uses of IPCop. This book is for both experienced and new IPCop users. ...

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