Server Firewall or Airport Extreme

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Server, Xserve, and Networking' started by purelithium, Feb 20, 2010.

  1. macrumors 6502


    May 28, 2006
    Kingston, Canada
    I'm using my SL Server as a small home web server, fileserver, etc. Should I let the OS administer my Airport Extreme through NAT, or should I set up my server as a "DMZ" and use the Server Firewall? I looked at the firewall in Server Admin, and it looks incredibly daunting. How would I best secure my Server, without limiting the network services like filesharing over my LAN, etc.?

    Thanks so much!

    P.S. I tried searching in this forum, but I couldn't find any answers that were quite what I wanted.

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