[plug] Linux Firewall questions from a non expert home user
ben at woods.am
Sun Apr 10 11:48:19 AWST 2022
I’ve always had good luck with Pfsense, but I would put the wifi onto a separate device, like a unifi access point (since wifi drivers aren’t a strong suit of Pfsense)
On Sun, 10 Apr 2022, at 9:33 AM, Daniel wrote:
> Hi Plug
> It seems many routers are low power and aren’t ever updated by users and rarely by their makers.
> I’m wondering about a firewall where I can (& will need to) put my hand up for support.
> I was also thinking about the possibility of having wireless set up with say Wireguard VPN where the SSIDs suggested the destination and no software needed to be installed on a new device.
> Possibly ‘hosting’ a low speed low cost hobby webserver from home
> Untangle seems good for my non expert status but not easily adapted for the wireless and not necessarily powerful enough
> Pfsense popular and even I read working on inclusion of Crowdsec. Some hardware designed for it (like Netgate 6100)
> Generic linux box with two network interfaces (eg https://morefines.com/products/morefine-s500-mini-pc)
> UFW (GUFW) ideally I can turn some features on and off
> the last two seem to support an adaptive system
> Anyway I may be heading in the wrong direction at great speed
> Any thoughts?
> Thank you
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From: Ben Woods
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