[Dshield] firewall help request
from at e-solutions.lv
Fri Oct 3 05:25:54 GMT 2003
if you need cheep solutions(SOHO) try Sonicwall.
If you need REAL protection try Cyberguard. They have a range of products
from small to very large.
On Thu, 2 Oct 2003 13:29:58 -0400, Guy Barnum <GuyBarnum at Armscole.com>
> Forgive me if this is too far off topic but it should be an easy
> question for most of you on this list. I simply(?) need an affordable
> firewall appliance ASAP and would greatly appreciate advice from anyone
> on the list. I get conflicting information from sales people and media
> and have finally been stumped on which way to go.
> I've decided to go with an appliance rather than running more software
> on our one server we have in house. We have a dedicated cable internet
> connection with 1 server and 20 workstations on the network. I've been
> told the Linksys BEFSX41 router/firewall (this is my easily affordable
> range) could be used as just a firewall in front of or behind our
> current router provided by our ISP. The Linksys sales person I talked
> with said the SPI firewall will take care of 'everything we need it to'
> do (chuckle) in our SOHO setting but couldn't answer my questions about
> user configuration. The price is right though I wouldn't mind buying
> someone else's product as the salesman dumped me off to a tech support
> queue without so much as a 'good luck'.
> I just hope this is allowed through to the list (please please). I need
> to do something now and I don't know where else to go for a straight
> answer. Feel free to reply off list to keep the traffic down and I
> thank you ahead of time for your time.
> gbarnum at armscole.com
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