I'd call that either a router or a firewall :)
But seriously.... I believe NT 4.0 includes a multi-protocol
router, and has some filtering. I suspect some of the PC
based unix products have similar features.
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cc: dtshin, Ashish.Kumar, droberts, firewalls
From: shacham @ shasta.Stanford.EDU (Ron Shacham) @ smtp
Date: 09/24/96 11:08:31 AM
Subject: Re: PC-Windows based Sniffer
All of the products mentioned in the previous messages provide passive
monitoring only. Are there any PC-based products that in addition to
monitoring packet traffic can also intervene with the flow of packets,
i.e., block packets from reaching certain application or leaving the
PC, based on user-defined rules?
It seems that a tool like this will provide a much better control over