router for firewall. worth it?
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May 23, 2008, 06:44 AM
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I hate running without my router.
I built my own using an old p3 I had lying around.....it runs pfsense 1.2 rc4 ;
I certainly would'nt recommend bsd/linux routers to everyone as there is a steep learning curve ,but having
router is better than nothing.
Routers are very definitly worth it.
Remember MSblaster ? (if you don't , just try connecting a pre-sp2 xp rig to the internet without a router , you'll learn
Having a router makes virii/trojans/worms of this sort impotent.
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