Gene Lee wrote:
> I don't understand where all this hostility is coming from. My job is technical support for marketing functions like trade shows. I've set up
and configured LA
> In what way am I different from the rest of the users on the list? Besides the fact I am supplying information that was asked about the
product that I support?
> Gene Lee
> genel @
> genelee @
> From: Ian Johnstone-Bryden[SMTP:ianj-b @
> Sent: Monday, June 17, 1996 2:59 PM
> To: Gene Lee; 'Firewalls @
> Subject: Re: RE: IBM Firewall
> > 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?
> Ian J-B
> > --
> > 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
> > already
> > mentioned), support for VPNs with compliance to RFCs 1825-1829,
> > pager
> > support, and inbound ftp proxying.
> > >
> > >There was some talk of the integrity checking of FW files, and AIX
> > does
> > 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
> > MD5
> > hashing of FW system files.
> > >
> > >--
> > >Gene Lee
> > >genel @
> > >genelee @
> > >
> > >
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I for one appreicate your input. Your position allows access to vast
amounts of information that is important to this discussion group. Do not
be discouraged by techs that live in data centers and do not understand
how projects are actually excuted.