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 From:  gramels <gramels at gmail dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Cc:  Axel Eble <axel dot eble at gmail dot com>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] how to ?
 Date:  Sat, 25 Sep 2004 17:31:05 +0200
but is kind of pointless on an embedded device with few local memory!?
and this is what the m0n0wall was designed for... (IMHO)


On Sat, 25 Sep 2004 16:27:37 +0500, sai <list at ebs dot net dot pk> wrote:
> Axel Eble wrote:
> 
> >On Fri, 24 Sep 2004 12:16:11 +0500, sai <list at ebs dot net dot pk> wrote:
> >
> >
> >>Hi,
> >>
> >>I am running m0n0 generic-PC version and its great. I now want to add
> >>some more functionality. First thing that comes to mind is web cacheing
> >>with Squid. I have started by making simple changes to the m0n0 image
> >>and uploading them back. However I don't really know how to proceed.
> >>
> >>
> >
> >There's an FAQ about this. Read the doc wiki at http://wiki.m0n0.ch/
> >
> >However, apart from the hard disk requirement other people mentioned
> >I'd like to point out that a firewall is a firewall is a firewall is a
> >firewall. Web caching is not something a firewall should do in my
> >book.
> >
> >
> The purist in me agrees with you. Certainly I would draw the line and
> would certainly not want, say, a mail server, on my firewall. However I
> would suspect that web caching does not present the sort of security
> problems that other servers might bring up. With the sort of power even
> low end processors have now, it makes some sense to do this.
> 
> sai
> 
> 
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