Hilton Travis wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-03-11 at 06:21, M. G. (Michael) de Bruin wrote:
>>Hilton Travis wrote:
>>>On Tue, 2004-03-09 at 02:54, Jean-Francois Theroux wrote:
>>>> 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?
From what I know, it is for all of their products, but at least for all
the PIX'es. For other products it requires an actual software upgrade
rather than a license.
But, for the pricing issue: they are still pricing their gear at 3-4
times, but in this case it was easier to make it free then to answer all
the questions about telnet I guess :).