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 From:  "Chad R. Larson" <clarson at eldocomp dot com>
 To:  David Rodgers <david dot rodgers at kdsi dot net>, "m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Network Definitions Table
 Date:  Tue, 2 Mar 2004 18:06:55 -0700
At 01:17 PM 3/2/2004, David Rodgers wrote:
>I use a lot of different firewall products (hardware/software and both) in 
>my daily activities and I have to say this is now easily one of my 
>favorites. It's very fast, friendly and WOW the little bitty footprint.
>
>I like it enough that I converted the firewall in my home from checkpoint 
>fw-1 to it over the weekend.
>
>I have to say you have hit and beat the sonic wall by a long shot but you 
>need just one more feature to be truly GREAT :-)
>
>Checkpoint FW-1, Netscreen , Astaro, Pix Manager and Securepoint all have 
>one really cool feature in common that leaves you wanting if you are stuck 
>on something like as sonic wall ....... NETWORK DEVICE DEFINITIONS
>
>Most of the rules that you make in the firewall use the same 
>hosts/networks over and over again so it just makes sense to be able to 
>predefine them and select them from a dropdown box or something instead of 
>manually typing sources and destinations in EVERY rule.
>
>You add this and I will say that your product will not be one of but be 
>THE best firewall out there for sites that don't require distributed 
>management.

Isn't that what the address alias feature was meant to deal with?

>David Rodgers

          -crl
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