Don Munyak wrote:
> My initial thoughts about WallWatcher (WW).
> 1. I installed two relatively small files on a windows XP
> The instructions for setup are pretty clear. The help documentation
> pretty extensive. I found the install to be pretty easy.
> 2. Setup..again pretty easy, as long as you remember to disable the
> current syslogd running on the system :) AND very flexible with
> respect to displays, alerts, what's logged...etc.
> 3. Alerts in the log capture screen can be sorted on the fly simply
> clicking the column header. I reports Inbound, Outbound, IP, FQDN,
> 4. Reporting can generate graphical reports by many different
> values...IP, WAN, LAN, Port.
> 5. WW can use SNMP for Bandwidth Useage reporting. The capture rate
> can be set at whatever interval you need. WW can also generate a
> graphical report for bandwidth useage.
> To go on would be to reproduce the help file. There's tons more
> features. I spent about an hour playing with WW. I like it and I
> to continue using it. If what you need is firewall logging and
> reporting AND it needs to be easy and cheap, WW is worth looking
> It's just my opinion, but I think it should be added to the docbook
> section 10.7 logging
> The one nice thing that KIWI does, that WW does not do is report the
> Filter rule (@17, @3...etc)
> btw...This was tested using m0n0wall v 1.11, for a small office. WW
> was loaded on a windows XP box. Our interent connection is froma
> fractional T-1.
> - Don
If you are running XPSP2 don't forget to allow UDP port 514 to the
Windows Firewall (or any such SW firewall) like did - maybe I should
James W. McKeand