At 09:39 AM 12/8/95 est, you wrote:
>While I personally wouldn't advise using it for about five years, someone
>has put a firewall on NT. Perhaps, even if it is not perfect (i.e., bug
>free), it could be effective and cheap enough to serve as a "bulkhead"
>within an internal network. Perhaps others might wish to comment on this
I would be interested in the factual minuses of running a firewall on NT as
well. Does anyone have specifics on the drawbacks of NT vs. Unix other than
NT is viewed by most Unix supporters as not being a real OS? I'm not a NT
detractor or supporter, just a knowledgeable Unix guy looking to understand NT.
>SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Network-1 Software and Technology
>Inc. this week became the first network firewall development company to
>show a firewall running on a Windows/NT(TM) platform. Network-1
>demonstrated a working prototype version of its popular FireWall/Plus(TM)
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ a GUI??
>The Windows/NT prototype of FireWall/Plus was demonstrated at DECUS '95/San
>Network-1 plans to ship the completed versions of FireWall/Plus for
>Windows/NT and Windows-95 by spring.
Is this vendor-speak for "we are the first to annouce vapor-ware firewalls
for NT" ?
just curious :-)