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The Firewall Project



Phase 2: The Search for Hardware

Initially, I began rummaging through my spare parts. I had enough to build a tower system with a 400Mhz Celeron, SDRAM and 6 Gb drive. However, I really didn't want to waste that good hardware on a box that just plain didn't need it. I'd rather waste it by putting together another completely unnecessary workstation to play with.

Instead, I turned to an old IBM 486 that was previously gathering dust in a box of relics (sitting right beside my trusty 286 laptop and TI99/4a). The following are the Firewall Machine details, complete with links to Photographic evidence:

To be honest, I only used this relic of a machine as a proof of concept. Here are some details for the rest of the Network:


Introduction - Phase 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - Issues - Resources


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