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 From:  Nik Clayton <nik at ngo dot org dot uk>
 To:  "Chad R. Larson" <clarson at eldocomp dot com>
 Cc:  Nik Clayton <nik at ngo dot org dot uk>, Hilton Travis <Hilton at QuarkAV dot com>, "m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Feature request which would make m0n0wall evenbetter ;)
 Date:  Thu, 29 Jan 2004 09:59:18 +0000
On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 02:35:50PM -0700, Chad R. Larson wrote:
> At 05:43 AM 1/27/2004, Nik Clayton wrote:
> >a) A mono<foo> that's not designed to be a firewall, but that is=20
> >      designed to provide these sorts of 'small' services for smallish
> >      networks.
> >
> >         NTP
> >         DNS
> >         WINS
> >         Authentication
> 
> http://m0n0.ch/bsd/

Right.  And there are no end of other small BSD and Linux distros that fill
that space without much differentiation.  The key thing that m0n0wall has 
going for it is the pretty interface, IMHO -- it just looks nicer than
the alternatives.

You could, for example, overlay webmin on the top of m0n0bsd, have most
of the functionality that I'm talking about, but it just wouldn't look
as pretty.

N
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