I agree with Colin. I think some of these companies should spend some
money and train whoever is going to be managing their firewalls.There is
a need to ask questions but people should not depend on this list for all
their problems. You can order some books from www.ora.com and anybody
with a basic knowledge of TCP/IP should be able to read and
understand the contents of these books.
On Fri, 25 Oct 1996, Colin Campbell wrote:
> My mailer thinks Mike Stoico said:
> > We have a need for some of our users to access a pop mail server that sits
> > outside of our network through Gauntlet. Is there any configuring that
> > needs to be done to Gauntlet to ahve this happen? We are using netscape mail.
> At the risk of offending Mike, this kind of mail worries me, for several reasons.
> 1) Mike apparently knows so little about the product with which he is "securing"
> his network(s) that he has to ask this list.
> [At worst he could use plug-gw or even try the pop-gw :-]
> Surely an RTFM would not hurt.
> 2) Several people have recently posted questions re Gauntlet to this and/or the
> fwtk-users list which makes me wonder if Gauntlet support from TIS is
> a) non-existent
> b) bad
> c) oxymoron
> Why are these people not contacting TIS for their problems? They are paying
> several thousand dollars per year for support.
> 3) I have just recommended purchasing Gauntlet.
> Anyone care to comment?
Ikoedem Moses: Unix/Firewall sysadmin
State Of Missouri - Network systems support group