Manlug meeting August 2015

The Manlug meeting for August 2015 will be at Madlab again, please note it is on the fourth Saturday this month, details below:

Location: Madlab (Manchester Digital Laboratory)

36-40 Edge Street,
M4 1HN

(Between Thomas Street and the Craft Centre, opposite A Bar Called Common)

Meeting Date:  22/08/2015

Meeting times: 14:00 - 17:00


Marcin Wojcik a new member of the group has very kindly volunteered to give a talk on the firewall distribution PFSense, details below:

0. Introduction - who am I,
1. Brief explanation what the firewall is and why we need one,
2. Quick review of the Linux based solutions, distros and quick tour through the features,
3. What is PFSense and brief history of the PFSense distribution,
4. Installation process - this one will be VERY short as this process is more or less the same as any Linux install,
5. PFSense firewall features,
6. PFSense GUI,
7. Basic configuration, basic rules,
8. Q&A