> In a few words .. can anyone tell me how your companies handle requests
> for third party access to your networks ?
> I get frequent requests to provide PPP or SLIP access to contractors,
> vendors, resellers, distributors, etc. for the purpose of accessing all
> sorts of applications and data bases. I also get requests to "open a
> hole in the firewall" to allow these folks to access our facilities.
Look into SKIP (Simple Key management for Internet Protocols, a draft
Internet spec for doing just this sort of thing.
Look at http://skip.incog.com for source and a Solaris implementation