Thanks for the response. Interesting that SMP isn't even supported on the
Unix level. Does anyone know if any of the other firewall vendors support
SMP? Eagle, Cyberguard, TIS, or Secure Computing?
> From: Bill Heiser <bill @
> To: Jay K. Bahel <jbahel @
> Cc: Didier Raelet <didier .
com; firewalls @
> Subject: Re: [FW1] Virus Protection on FW-1
> Date: Thursday, July 31, 1997 5:24 AM
> Jay K. Bahel wrote:
> > By the way, does the CheckPoint firewall service take advantage of
> > Windows
> > NT symmetric multi-processing?
> Well if it's like the Solaris version, the answer is "no", at least not
> yet.Most of what it does is at the kernel level and is single-threaded
> (or so I've been told).
> However if you use the Security Servers it would seem multiple
> would be a benefit since you then would be running multiple processes
> for the CPU(s).
> Bill Heiser
> mailto:bill @