All I can say is this;
1. Microsoft says they're gonna put Firewall features into Proxy Server.
So Proxy Server is not a Firewall.
2. Microsoft says that the packet filtering in Routing and Remote Access
Services for Windows NT is not a Firewall.
Therefore, a proxy isn't a Firewall, and a packet filter isn't a
Firewall, so just what do they think a Firewall is?
The marketing blurb would have to read something like..."Microsoft
introduces the first non-proxying, non-packet filtering, Firewall for
Windows NT...its so transparent that hackers don't have to reconfigure
anything in order to get in..."
They seemed to have forgotten that the whole is the sum of its parts.
R.C. Consulting, Inc. - NT/Internet Security
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