[Chugalug] Untangle?

Ashley Wilson ash.d.wilson at gmail.com
Fri Mar 7 19:29:54 UTC 2014


Or you can try Mandrake MNF.  If you want something that may fail closed
forever as a result of a hard fart or bad syntax. :-)


On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 10:54 AM, Nick Smith <nick at nicksmith.us> wrote:

> Its more like IPCop, where it does content filtering, spam/virus
> protection etc.
> Its alot more bloated than pfsense, but pfsense does have packages you can
> install to get a similar setup.
>
>
> On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 1:46 PM, Alex Smith (K4RNT) <shadowhunter at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>
>> I've heard good things about it, but never put it to use or seen it in a
>> business environment.
>>
>> I prefer to use either pfSense or m0n0wall.
>>
>> " ' With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censured,
>> the first thought forbidden, the first freedom denied, chains us all
>> irrevocably.' Those words were uttered by Judge Aaron Satie as wisdom and
>> warning... The first time any man's freedom is trodden on we're all
>> damaged." - Jean-Luc Picard, quoting Judge Aaron Satie, Star Trek: TNG
>> episode "The Drumhead"
>> - Alex Smith
>> - Dulles Technology Corridor (Chantilly/Ashburn/Dulles), Virginia USA
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 7, 2014 at 12:54 PM, David White <dwrudy at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I had a (new) client contact me over Facebook last night, and was at
>>> their place for close to 3 hours this morning.
>>>
>>> They've got a firewall running Untangle, which I'm not familiar with.
>>> Here's the odd thing - Whoever set it up for them set it up on a
>>> motherboard that doesn't have VGA, DVI, or Console out - it only has HDMI
>>> and Display Port, and even with a HDMI -> DVI adapter, the IT guy (who
>>> admits he's not a network / hardware guy) over there wasn't able to get
>>> display into the box.
>>>
>>> It's running on a system board inside an M360 enclosure (same exact
>>> enclosures I use for my own devices and devices I recommend to people).
>>>
>>> Their entire network was down, and after troubleshooting some things
>>> (and talking with their own IT guy), we narrowed the issue down to the
>>> Untangle device. Put in one of my own pfSense devices temporarily (and
>>> they're back up and running now).
>>>
>>> I'm back at my desk now, and swapped hard drives with one of my own
>>> devices, so I could plug in a VGA monitor and take a look at it.
>>>
>>> I've already gotten permission from the guy to wipe this and put pfSense
>>> on it.
>>>
>>> But I was wondering if anyone use Untangle? Do you like it? I'm going to
>>> put pfSense on this baby and then test it on the original hardware, and
>>> hopefully be able to get them back up and running on their own hardware,
>>> but this is intriguing.
>>>
>>> Anyway... back to wiping untangle and getting this thing back up and
>>> running.....
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