[fw-wiz] Good Router/Firewall Combo
Frank R. Boecherer
Sat, 9 Sep 2000 18:50:12 -0700
I don't know how it compares to the rest of the units out there, but I've
been using the SonicWall router. It has 2 ethernets and even a model that
has a DMZ. It's not low cost like the Linksys, but it does have quite a bit
of control with a nice HTML interface.
There's also a VPN option (which costs more again, but it's available if you
want to expand).
The other product similar in price and capability appears to be the
WatchGuard though I haven't done anything with it.
I use the SonicWall at my office and for some of my small clients.
[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Steven Osman
Sent: Friday, September 08, 2000 10:01 PM
Subject: [fw-wiz] Good Router/Firewall Combo
Can anyone recommend a good firewall/router combo for a DSL or a cable
connection (with two ethernets, the DSL/Cable on one side and the local
network on the other).
Also, if possible, please let me know how configurable the firewall is. The
last thing I want is a firewall that disallows me from doing anything "fun".
I want to be able configure it for any type of inbound or outbound traffic
(particularly outbound traffic, I'm trying to keep the bad guys out, not the
good guys in).
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