>> I'm in the process of testing a Gauntlet Firewall (v4.0) for my network
>> and was wondering if there is any way to connect an admin console directly
>> to the firewall via serial? I've got the Gauntlet on a Sparc20 running
>> Solaris v2.5.1 and the admin machine is a pc running Win95.
>> I've looked through all the FAQs I could find, but no luck. Has anyone
>> heard of this arrangement being possible?
>I'd don't know if it's possible to use the Serial port to connect
>directly a Gauntlet console, but I think it should be possible to use
>SLIP (or PPP) to create a network on your serial ports, and then just
>use IP beetween the Firewall and the console.
>(Do you try to manage your Firewall from your home, with a modem, then I
>hope the connection beetween the Gauntlet FW and the admin console is
The speed on the serial port might not be acceptable (only 38400).
Another option would be to put another Ethernet card in the firewall
and have a dedicated Ethernet from the firewall to the admin console.
You can also administer Gauntlet the old fashioned way by editing the
configuration files directly. You do have to be careful when you do this,
since the GUI interface rewrites parts of the configuration files.
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