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Is it possible to use open source products to create firewalls, DMZs and terminate VPN tunnels?

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By using a number of open source Linux or BSD distributions, it is possible to create complicated firewall and DMZ environments. In some small- to medium-sized installations, there are products like Shorewall that support firewalling and VPN termination.

This was first published in August 2006

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