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Internet Security You Can Afford: Using Untangle™ as Your Internet Gateway by Christopher Dawson

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CHAPTER 7

IMPLEMENTING PROTECTION BEST PRACTICES (OR NOT) WITH UNTANGLE (A.K.A. “THE RACK”)

No, “The Rack” is not a medieval instrument of torture. At least not in this context. Rather, as noted in previous chapters, the actual applications built into Untangle are presented to users through virtual server racks in the web-based GUI. The default rack contains all available applications that have been installed. In addition, each element can be turned on and off individually and is configured individually. (See Figure 7.1.)

Figure 7.1Annotated default virtual rack.

Source: Untangle, Inc.

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