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Old 12th January 2006, 23:26
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Originally Posted by jacobrich
So iptables is the built in firewall? Is it installed by default? Just super difficult to manage from the command line.
It's possible that Ubuntu has an easy-to-understand iptales configuration file or even a command line configuration tool, but I don't know for sure. You might have to google a bit, or you install ISPConfig which brings its own iptables firewall which is easy to configure from a browser...

Originally Posted by jacobrich
The main reason I was thinking of not installing SSH was because all of my other machines are Windows <ducks> and I'd like to be able to just use their CMD prompt to get into this box (and not have to install an SSH client on them).
PuTTY is just an executable file, you put it onto your Windows box, click on it, and it's running. No installation needed!
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