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Configuring IPCop Firewalls by James Eaton-Lee, Barrie Dempster

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The Installation Procedure

Before we begin installing IPCop, we have to ensure that we are fully prepared and have all the necessary equipment. The following is a short checklist to ensure we have everything we need before we begin; anything specific to IPCop such as CD and floppy media will be detailed during the installation walk-through.

  • Do we have a machine that will meet the minimum system requirements?
  • Do we have enough resources in the machine to handle our projected bandwidth usage?
  • Do we have all required NICs and their drivers, if necessary, and have we checked they are compatible with IPCop?
  • Do we have all the required equipment surrounding the IPCop machine in place? Examples are cabling, switches and a client machine to test the configuration. ...

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