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Re: Firewall in Routers??
On Tue, 4 Mar 1997, Brian Tackett wrote: > On Mon, 3 Mar 1997, Andrew Smith wrote: > > > Agreed...but in certain situations, ie a widely diverse network, > > to follow this purist paradigm, you really need a separate firewall/ > > uniquely routed subnet. If someone has a 75XX with a T1 Internet > > connection, why not let the extra CPU go towards firewall functions. > > Anyone who has a 75XX and a single T1 needs to be taken out back and shot > by their overly generous accounts payable division ;) > Why use them as routers? They make *great* ethernet hubs! If only an arcnet card was available for them... -- Paul R.D. Lantinga #firstname.lastname@example.org# Systems Administrator, Verifone IC "...'proactive' and 'paradigm', aren't these just buzzwords that dumb people use to sound important?"-The Simpsons - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -