Re: Demilitarized Zone

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Subject: Re: Demilitarized Zone
Posted by:  Robert Moir (
Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006

HK Cool Dog wrote:
> I have an extra computer just laying around.  (I have a total of two
> computers)  My main computer connects directly to the Internet.  Is
> it worth making that extra computer a Demilitarized Zone, configured
> between the Internet and my home computer?

Probably not. A DMZ is useful when you want to run services available to
external people, and you probably don't want to do that or you'd mention it
here or you'd be doing it already.



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Demilitarized Zone posted by HK Cool Dog on Sat, 30 Dec 2006