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 From:  "Chris Buechler" <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] M0n0wall performance question
 Date:  Sun, 4 Mar 2007 17:22:11 -0500
On 3/4/07, Jukka Ruotsalainen <jukka dot ruotsalainen at cs dot helsinki dot fi> wrote:
> Also some bsd tweak guides do recomend these settings, it should
> increase max connections and protects against dos attacks?

It definitely does for a server. I believe the situation differs for a
firewall (though it may help some). Those guides aren't written with
anything but server uses in mind. Because m0n0wall isn't actually the
end point of those connections, things are different than server