Originally Posted by tdw
What do you for the scanning ? I'm running Linux Ubuntu at home and have yet to find a Linux scanner. (or am I misreading you post ?)
I run an Untangle server as well as pfsense. There are a lot of great distro's out there. The Untangle server is transparent and filters what comes in and also blocks bad sites, adware, malware and so on along with a ton of other options. The pfsense is my firewall as well as partial blocking and a transparent web proxy to speed up my browsing. The difference is truly amazing. All you need are some old machines to run these on along with two nic cards per box.