On Sun, 17 Nov 1996, Alejandro Motta wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I have a question related to the Firewall Secured Network Gateway from
> I have read on the Website of LAN Times Reprint
> http://www.raptor.com/whatsnew/lantimes/firetext.html, the Secured
> Network Gateway also supports remote management from external networks
> and although one-time authentication will be used, the packets of that
> communication are not encrypted or have not signatures. If so, it can be
> dangerous for the protected network.
This is not true. You can have an authenticated pipe or signed packets
or a encrypted pipe as I recall. There are options that you can turn on
I just stopped and read the SNG part of the URL you pointed to. That
information is significantly obsolete. And, with respect to some of the
comments about per interface filtering, IMHO, totally incorrect.
You'll get better answers to your questions asking them here, I'm afraid,
than from that article. It is likely that most of the products in that
article have been upgraded, and that the upgrades have significant new
function, judging by the SNG writeup.
If you are interested in SNG, try downloading the free trial version.
> Does someone work with the firewall of IBM? Could you please give an
> answer if that is correct?
It is not correct, relative to the current ship version.
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