[unisog] Managed host based firewalls

Clark Gaylord cgaylord at vt.edu
Tue Jun 16 02:47:00 GMT 2009


What's wrong with Windows Firewall? It works better than most, stays out of the way, no installation to manage, easily managed via GPO -- I don't get it. Granted it isn't ipfilter or even iptables, but nothing is on Windows and GPO is sweet and easy.

--ckg

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Clark Gaylord
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-----Original Message-----
From: Brian Grime <bgrime at bgsu.edu>
Date: Monday, Jun 15, 2009 10:37 pm
Subject: [unisog] Managed host based firewalls
To: "'unisog at lists.dshield.org'" <unisog at lists.dshield.org>Reply-to: UNIversity Security Operations Group <unisog at lists.dshield.org>

        
>I have been asked by our windows server team to find a managed host based firewall that they can use that will at the least report back to a central server.  They are not looking for a complete endpoint solution just a firewall to replace the windows firewall.  Any suggestions? 
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>Thanks, 
>Brian 
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