> From: Colin Campbell <sgcccdc @
> Date: Tue, 19 Mar 1996 09:55:25 +1000 (EST)
> Subject: Re: Raptor Product and other comparison of firewalls
> Does not Raptor use a "generic service passer" connected to an httpd
> (preferably caching) server for HTTP?
> If this is true ...
> In the test where was the httpd running?
> Does the speed of Raptor then depend on the speed of the
> box running the httpd?
Raptor uses a dedicated HTTP application proxy to pass WWW traffic
through the firewall. This can be configured to use an external caching
server, or it can access and relay documents on its own. It is protocol-
aware, and incorporates security/traffic limitation features based upon
its knowledge of HTTP.
Raptor Systems, Inc.