Firewalls

Firewalls is a moderated mailing list for *detailed* technical discussion of the how-tos and why-tos relating to all aspects of firewall systems: configuration, auditing, securing and performance, etc.

This list is meant as an aid to network and systems administrators and security professionals who are responsible for implementing, reviewing and maintaining effective firewalls. The list is not OS specific and will cater to discussion on all and any network able devices people wish to discuss.

0 Administrivia

0.1 Charter
0.1.1 What is the Firewalls mailing list?
0.1.2 What is appropriate content?
0.1.3 What is inappropriate content?
0.1.4 Is the list moderated?
0.1.5 Who is the moderator?

0.2 History
0.2.1 When was the Firewalls list created?

0.3 List Management
0.3.1 How do I subscribe?
0.3.2 How do I unsubscribe?
0.3.3 How do I disable mail delivery temporarily?
0.3.4 Is the list available in a digest format?
0.3.5 How do I subscribe to the digest?
0.3.6 How do I unsubscribe from the digest?
0.3.7 I seem to not be able to unsubscribe. What is going on?
0.3.8 Can you add a tag like "Firewalls" to the subject line of each message?
0.3.9 How can I tell whether I am subscribed to the list?



0 Administrivia
0.1 Charter
0.1.1 What is the Firewalls list?

Firewalls is a moderated mailing list for *detailed* technical discussion of the how-tos and why-tos relating to all aspects of firewall systems: configuration, auditing, securing and performance, etc.

This list is meant as an aid to network and systems administrators and security professionals who are responsible for implementing, reviewing and maintaining effective firewalls. The list is not OS specific and will cater to discussion on all and any network able devices people wish to discuss.

0.1.2 What is appropriate content?

Please follow the below guidelines on what kind of information should be posted to the Firewalls mailing list. Messages that do not fall within these guidelines may not be approved to the list.

0.1.3 What is inappropriate content?

Messages that contain the following information will not be approved to the Firewalls mailing list:

0.1.4 Is the list moderated?

Yes.

0.1.5 Who are the moderators?

Anthony Roe <aroe@securityfocus.com>, and Aaron Adams <aadams@securityfocus.com>

0.2 History
0.2.1 When was Firewalls created?

Firewalls was created on Monday June 2, 2003 by SecurityFocus.

0.3 List Management
0.3.1 How do I subscribe?

Send an e-mail message to firewalls-subscribe@securityfocus.com. The contents of the subject or message body do not matter. You will receive a confirmation request message to which you will have to answer.

0.3.2 How do I unsubscribe?

Send an e-mail message to firewalls-unsubscribe@securityfocus.com from the subscribed address. The contents of the subject or message body do not matter. You will receive a confirmation request message to which you will have to answer.

If your email address has changed email listadmin@securityfocus.com and ask to be manually removed.

0.3.3 How do I disable mail delivery temporarily?

Unsubscribe from the list and resubscribe to start receiving mailing list traffic again.

0.3.4 Is the list available in a digest format?

Yes.

0.3.5 How do I subscribe to the digest?

Send an e-mail message to firewalls-digest-subscribe@securityfocus.com. The contents of the subject or message body do not matter. You will receive a confirmation request message to which you will have to answer.

0.3.6 How do I unsubscribe from the digest?

Send an e-mail message to firewalls-digest-unsubscribe@securityfocus.com from the subscribed address. The contents of the subject or message body do not matter. You will receive a confirmation request message to which you will have to answer.

0.3.7 I seem to not be able to unsubscribe. What is going on?

You are probably subscribed from a different address than that from which you are sending commands to the list from. Either send email from the appropriate address or email listadmin@securityfocus.com to be unsubscribed manually.

0.3.8 Can you add a tag like "[FIREWALLS]" to the subject line of each message?

Not at this time.

0.3.9 How can I tell whether I am subscribed to the list?

Send an e-mail message to firewalls-query@securityfocus.com. If you want to test whether you are subscribed to the digest send an e-mail message to firewalls-digest-query@securityfocus.com.


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