This is a CD-ROM version of my Dachstein firewall, and what I run personally
(and on many firewalls throughout my company). Currently, using this
version is slightly more difficult than the floppy version, mainly because there
is less documentation specific to this release. With the space on the CD,
however, it's possible to get lots of extras, including: IPSec VPN support, snmp,
bash, vim, and lots of other goodies.
- I still need to write documentation for this release. What there is
can currently be found in the
- The main difference between this CD release and other versions of LEAF/LRP
is how the packaging system finds, loads, and backs up packages. Details
are in the README
- To get started, you can follow the
for the floppy release. Before you actually backup any packages,
however, set the backup type for all package to "partial" and the backup
destination to "fd0" using "t e" and "d e" from the backup menu, respectively.
This will store your configuration information on the floppy disk, but
continue to load the bulk of the pakage data from CD.
- You can add and remove packages from the CD, but you'll have to re-build
the ISO image. I build my ISO images on linux...there's an example
mkisofs command in the
README file. You'll also need the contents of the CD to modify...you
can either extract the contents from the ISO image above, or download (via
rsync, wget, or whatever) the
- See the change log
for details on what's been updated lately.