On Thu, 2004-03-11 at 06:21, M. G. (Michael) de Bruin wrote:
> Hilton Travis wrote:
> > Hi Jean-Francois,
> > On Tue, 2004-03-09 at 02:54, Jean-Francois Theroux wrote:
> >>Hi guys,
> >> First of all, hello, i'm new to the list. Now let's get down to
> >>business. I wanted to know if anyone managed to establish a IPSec
> >>connection between a Cisco PIX and a m0n0wall box?
> > Nabisco inclused 1DES by default in all their PIX boxen, and this
> > encryption protocol is about as secure as a tissue paper condom. They
> > have an upgrade to 3DES that generally costs a significant amount of
> > money. Unless you have this upgrade, you'll not be able to establish an
> > IPSEC tunnel with your m0n0wall as m0n0wall doesn't support such a joke
> > of an encryption protocol.
> The 3DES upgrade for a Cisco PIX is totally free, has been for months,
> Before that it cost $ 35 for administration, which had also been for
> quite a few months. So, no costly upgrade in this case.
Free for all of their PIX products? That's interesting, because for
some of their products it used to cost over US$1000 to add 3DES. It
looks like Cisco has finally realized that they cannot price their gear
at 3-4 times market value. Or is this only for their low end gear?
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