> No, I'm not a salesman. There was specific mention of the IBM
> and request for more information (from Ian Gresley-Jones and Adam
> Shostack) so I supplied it. My title at IBM is Technical Marketing
> Support for TCP/IP workstation products.
Is Technical Marketing Support shorthand for failed techie now
selling, or failed salesman now trying to find out how it works?
> Gene Lee
> genel @
> genelee @
> From: Bill Stout[SMTP:bill .
> Sent: Monday, June 17, 1996 11:55 AM
> To: Gene Lee; 'Firewalls @
> Subject: Re: IBM Firewall
> You're a salesman. Go away. Don't come back.
> At 08:29 PM 6/14/96 -0400, Gene Lee wrote:
> >With regards to some of the messages concerning SNG, there is a
> beta of
> the FW available for download on http://www.ics.raleigh.ibm.com. If
> you have
> a spare RS/6000 kicking around, feel free to try it out (and send
> comments, criticism and/or hate-mail).
> >Among some of the new features are Network Address Translation, a
> less-complicated interface for creating filtering rules, support
> under AIX
> 4.1 and 4.2 (note 4.2 has the new Sendmail 8.7 - as Dave Roberts
> mentioned), support for VPNs with compliance to RFCs 1825-1829,
> support, and inbound ftp proxying.
> >There was some talk of the integrity checking of FW files, and AIX
> come with the Trusted Computing Base which keeps and compares
> checksums of
> all critical system files (using tcbck). The FW files can be added
> to the
> TCB. Although not in the current beta, the developers are working
> hashing of FW system files.
> >Gene Lee
> >genel @
> >genelee @
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