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 From:  Hilton Travis <Hilton at QuarkAV dot com>
 To:  "m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Network Definitions Table
 Date:  Fri, 05 Mar 2004 10:45:28 +1000
Hi All,

On Wed, 2004-03-03 at 11:06, Chad R. Larson wrote:
> 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?

That is *exactly* what it does!  :)



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