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Subject: Network systems Routers
From: tdn @ tdn . xyplex . com (Thomas D. Nadeau)
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 94 14:33:26 EST
To: NITTMANN @ UWLAX . EDU
Cc: firewalls @ GreatCircle . COM
Fortune-cookie: ""]0;(tdn) tdnA man forgives only when he is in the wrong.
In-reply-to: <24022412222796 @ vaxb . acs . uwlax . edu> (NITTMANN @ UWLAX . EDU)

>
>those, they are the only ones with real filtering capabilities for 
>sourced, in/out, forwarding, per interface, you name it. Filtering 
>is on routing and bridging level and allows for much more filtering
>

	Xyplex routers/BRUBS allow what you refer to as 'real' filtering.
Traffic filters can be defined on either the IP port or IP/bridge
interface level.  These filters can be added/removed on a per-filter
basis.
 
>
>A vitalink router as port to the internet is probably the most 
>elegant and cost effective firewall solution.
>

	I would tend to doubt that if you actually look at the price/port
cost, and figure-in features such as security, multiple protocols,
etc...

	--tOm

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