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 From:  Alex Neuman van der Hans <alex at nkpanama dot com>
 Cc:  "m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall Firewall on Asterisk
 Date:  Wed, 05 Jul 2006 09:36:24 -0500
If you're going to run it on a PC, might as well go with Trixbox. If you 
know your iptables, you can safely hook it up directly to the internet.

If you have resources to spare, you can always put in a m0n0 box in 
front of it as a transparent filter to only let traffic you want in or out.

Michael Graves wrote:
> There is an Asterisk distribution called Astlinux that combines the OS,
> Asterisk and an iptables based firewall into a single system. It has
> none of the management features of m0n0wall. It comes in versions
> compile to run on plain vanilla PCs, Soekris or WRAP boards. 
>
> I prefer to use Astlinux on a Soekris Net4801 behind m0n0 on a Soekris
> Net 4501.
>
> Michael
>
> On Tue, 04 Jul 2006 20:45:16 -0500, Alex Neuman van der Hans wrote:
>
>   
>> Barring virtualization, m0n0 is for *bsd and asterisk (afaik) is for 
>> linux. You can put m0n0 in front of an asterisk box to protect it, 
>> though. I'm sure many people here are familiar enough with both.
>>
>> Paulo Meireles wrote:
>>     
>>> Short answer: no. m0n0wall is not an application; it's an appliance. 
>>> This means that it cannot share the same hardware with others - it 
>>> wants the machine all for itself.
>>> Longer answer (but just a bit): yes. Of course, you'll have to use Xen 
>>> (with a supported CPU) or VMware (which is now free-as-in-beer) in 
>>> order to create a virtual environment in which to install m0n0wall. If 
>>> you know nothing about virtualization, Google is your friend...
>>> My final answer: It's not trivial, but it's possible; you being able 
>>> to do it or not depends mainly on your skills. Virtualization is fun. 
>>> Try it.
>>>
>>> Paulo
>>>
>>> -------- Original Message --------
>>> From: "Owen W. Salmon" <owensalmon at rogers dot com>
>>> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
>>> Subject: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall Firewall on Asterisk
>>> Date: Wed Jul 05 2006 00:11:15 GMT+0100 (GMT Daylight Time)
>>>       
>>>> Pardon my ignorance; I am very new to this.  Is there a way of 
>>>> installing
>>>> m0n0wall on my asterisk box directly as I am planning on using it as my
>>>> router?
>>>>
>>>>  
>>>>
>>>> Owen
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>   
>>>>         
>>>
>>>
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>
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