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Re: Firewall in Routers??

  • From: Paul R.D. Lantinga
  • Date: Tue Mar 04 14:58:01 1997

On Tue, 4 Mar 1997, Brian Tackett wrote:

> On Mon, 3 Mar 1997, Andrew Smith wrote:
> 
> > Agreed...but in certain situations, ie a widely diverse network,
> > to follow this purist paradigm, you really need a separate firewall/
> > uniquely routed subnet. If someone has a 75XX with a T1 Internet
> > connection, why not let the extra CPU go towards firewall functions.
> 
> Anyone who has a 75XX and a single T1 needs to be taken out back and shot
> by their overly generous accounts payable division ;)
> 
Why use them as routers? They make *great* ethernet hubs!  If only an
arcnet card was available for them...

-- 
Paul R.D. Lantinga  #planting@vfi.com#
Systems Administrator, Verifone IC 
"...'proactive' and 'paradigm', aren't these just buzzwords 
that dumb people use to sound important?"-The Simpsons

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