Hilton Travis wrote:
> 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
>>Isn't that what the address alias feature was meant to deal with?
> That is *exactly* what it does! :)
But having the aliases in a dropdown would still be nice, IMHO! Also,
there are a number of places where you can't currently use the aliases.