On 5/13/06, Brian McEntire <brian dot mcentire at gmail dot com> wrote:
> I'm very impressed with Monowall and will probably replace my home f/w
> (Smoothwall Express) with it. I am using the DHCP server on Smoothwall and
> see Monowall has that functionality listed as one of it's features.
> Has anyone made this switch? Are there any features you used in Smoothwall
> that you had to implement somewhere else on your network b/c they weren't
> part of Monowall? I'm just looking out for gotchas that might not be
> at first glance.
> I'm an IPCop user before, it's a fork of Smoothwall, the reason I switched
is because after just 3 months of use, my IPCop box suddenly did not
function anymore, no packets coming in, I thought it was just a case of lan
card malfunction, so I have no recourse but to try out some other firewall,
I'm glad I found monowall, I've installed it on the same box and, whoa, it
works. I have some difficulty configuring NAT on my DMZ at first, coz I'm
new to FreeBSD but with the help of the guys here, I was able to make it