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RE: [SLUG] home server on adsl; advice


 
> This the topology I have in mind for my network. (Maybe minus 
> Firewall 3 and Firwall 4). Is there something wrong with it ?
> 
>            +-----------------+
>            | I N T E R N E T |
>            +-----------------+
>                      |
>        +--------------------------+
>        | ADSL Router / Firewall 1 |
>        +--------------------------+
>                      |
>        +--------------------------+
>        |        Firewall 2        |
>        +--------------------------+
>                     | |
>             +-------+ +--------+
>             |                  |
>       +------------+   +------------+
>       | Firewall 3 |   | Firewall 4 |
>       +------------+   +------------+
>             |                  |
>     ---------------     ---------------
>    / Eth Switch 1 /    / Eth Switch 2 /
>    ---------------     ---------------
>          | | |                 |
>          | | |                 +-----------------------+
>          | | +---------------------------+             |
>          | +-----------+                 |             |
>          |             |                 |             |
>   +------------+  +------------+  +--------------+  +-----+
>   | FTP Server |  | WEB Server |  | Email Server |  | LAN |
>   +------------+  +------------+  +--------------+  +-----+

Theres nothing wrong with it - firewalls 3 and 4 arent all THAT useful,
unless your totally paranoid about the security of the network.

This sort of network arrangement is called a DMZ (De-materialized Zone)

Correct me anyone if I am wrong?

Cheers,

AW.