> I would LOVE to get a hold of one of those expensive network testing
> machines that can simulate 100's of clients through a network device
> and put all the freely available firewall projects through the
> testing. The kind of rigorous testing that networkworld does for their
> reviews. Something like this: http://www.phoenixdatacom.com/ixia.html
> But for now we make do with the test results we DO have like your and
> go from there.
What about an emulator?
I guess it would have to run on pretty good hardware,
and I guess you would need a couple of them, to
emulate volume on the LAN and responsiveness on the WAN,
but I'm sure it could be done with some kind of *ix