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
> Isn't that what the address alias feature was meant to deal with?
That is *exactly* what it does! :)
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