I was intrigued with this from:
> From: Bill Stout <bill .
> Subject: Re: Sidewinder Versus EagleRaptor
> [snip snip snip]
> Can you run a webbrowser on an Eagle NT system and browse your Firewalls'
> registry at http://dev1.ora.com/andcgi/wregcgi.exe?
This appears to be a hoax. I dug through it a bit and it certainly
isn't the registry in my machine. It looks like it's probably the
registry of the machine it's on. Nice thought, but no cigar.
On other fronts the people that make the NT port of Gauntlet are Global
Internet ( http://www.gi.net ). I just got done reviewing the product
and it is the best NT firewall by far that I have worked with. This is
a pure NT firewall (as opposed to Raptors bastardized Nutcracker port (
I like raptor, but the NT interface severely sucks )). It has
"stupidity warnings" and good advice in the manual for how to secure
your machine (shutting down all but 4 services, disabling bindings).
>From my conversations with their technical people they licensed the
Gauntlet proxy code along with smap/smapd and they licensed MS's network
stack source code.
Installation is very clean and smooth ( smooth enough that RAS can be
used for one of the network connections (ISDN is cheaper and easier than
Lastly they also have all of the automated reports from gauntlet,
including listings of all probed/strobed ports.
*** DISCLAIMER ***
I have no connection to Global Internet or any other firewall
manufacturer. I do not sell firewalls. I have a personal interest in
helping make sure that everybody on the 'net has adequate protection if
they realize the need (kind of like sleeping around and condoms). If
you choose to net naked, beware of the consequences and be prepared.
One size fits no one. OC-12 is better than astroglide for your netting
enjoyment. Packets dropped are the responsibility of the sender. Life
is a 100% fatal sexually transmitted disease. Firewalls are a state of
mind. Have a day.