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 From:  Michael Monaghan <mmonaghan at gmail dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] External Authentication
 Date:  Wed, 22 Sep 2004 12:04:58 -0400

Watch Guard still requires an installed client at the remote sites and
since we can't install anything on the remote computers it won't work
for us.  :(  The reason this is so expensive is only a handful of
vendors have it.  This somes like a job for <Announcer Voice> Open
Source Man!

Thanks for the suggestion,


On Wed, 22 Sep 2004 05:58:55 -0400, Melvin Backus
<melvin at sleepydragon dot net> wrote:
> I've just been glossing over most of this thread so I may have missed
> something important, but if you're looking or willing to look at commercial
> solutions, there are definitely less expensive ones than the
> Netscreen.  I'm investigating a new solution for our office at the moment
> and ran across the Watchguard Firebox X50 yesterday.  I believe it supports
> SSL, and definitely x.509, and can be had for under $1000.  It certainly
> sounds worth looking into at least.
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> Melvin Backus
> Principal Wizard
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