>If your going to use Ascend Pipelines (which aren't bad for SOHO use,
>in my opinion....just not great) then I'd recommend saving the 800 bucks,
>buy a small 486/586 box, stick Linux on it, and install/config
>ipfwadm + FWTK. You'll have a lot better protection, and prolly
>still have a few bucks left over to buy yourself a couple of beers
>when your done.
Too true, Kevin, even the config is just as bad... But try and sell a
client a box with.. freeware.. on it - they just don't seem to be happy
unless they have to pay bigbucks for it...
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