In article <m0t6e6C-000iCvC @
com>, Chris Kostick <ckostick @
>I understand what you're saying, but the terminology is a little funny.
>If I have to authenticate myself to get through the firewall, it's not
>all that transparent. Without authentication, then it is what I would call
Let's assume that you have one of IPsec, Kerberos, SSL, and that
the firewall is either willing to trust your host, a PCMCIA card
plugged into your host (and wired to your spine so you do not
leave it at your desk??) etc..
You might then have transparency (my definition (b)) and
authentication. This is why I listed two definitions...
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