[olug] Anyone using monowall in a commercial setting?

Rob Townley rob.townley at gmail.com
Mon Jun 30 06:58:12 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 11:08 AM, Ryan Stille <ryan at cfwebtools.com> wrote:

> Jay Swackhamer wrote:
> > I have been using the Vyatta router distro for a couple of years now,
> > no issues that weren't hardware based.
> >
> > Its been running on a Compaq DL360, booted from a CD(The internal SCSI
> > controller is dead, no HD), config stored on a floppy that's ejected
> > after boot.
> >
> I'm reading through the QuickStart, and it looks like most of the
> configuration and management is done through a CLI and text files?   Is
> that true or can you also configure everything through a web interface?
> Part of the reason we are considering moving away from Cisco is to get
> away from having only one person that can manage the equipment.
> Monowall, with its web based interface, would probably be much more user
> friendly.  I was pretty interested in Vyatta until I read the QuickStart
> and saw no mention of web-based administration at all.
> -Ryan
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has a web interface.   The video makes it sound very easy to install or
uninstall modules such as Anti-Virus filtering.   Of course, the AV or SPAM
filtering module would require more RAM and more CPU power than an 800MhZ

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