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prompt "shorewall firewall scripts"
+ The Shoreline Firewall (Shorewall) is an iptables based firewall that can be
+ used on a dedicated firewall system, a multi-function masquerade
+ gateway/server or on a standalone Linux system.
+ Shorewall supports these features:
+ * Customizable using configuration files.
+ * Supports status monitoring with an audible alarm when an "interesting"
+ packet is detected.
+ * Include a fallback script that backs out the installation of the most
+ recent version of Shoreline Firewall and an uninstall script for
+ completely uninstalling the firewall.
+ * Static NAT is supported.
+ * Proxy ARP is supported.
+ * Provides DMZ functionality.
+ * Support for IPSEC, GRE and IPIP Tunnels.
+ * Limited support for Traffic Control/Shaping