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RE: Firewall for Windows Server 2003
From: "wharfratjoe" <wharfratjoe () gmail com>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2008 13:35:36 -0700

how about a linux based firewall:

endian or ipcop both have web interfaces to configure it with (ssh access
too) and can be backed up and restored fairly quickly.

-joe

-----Original Message-----
From: listbounce () securityfocus com [mailto:listbounce () securityfocus com] On
Behalf Of Jørgen Hovelsen
Sent: Friday, April 25, 2008 7:15 AM
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: Re: Firewall for Windows Server 2003

Richard Hartnell wrote:
To protect a server and network, if that is your question, ISA would 
be ideal. It integrates with active directory and provides advanced 
application filtering, a must with the advent of http applications.
What environment are you protecting? What kind of security do you 
need? ISA may be ideal or overkill.


We have over 100 Windows-servers to protect. In our environment there is
alot of different services with different needs.

We need a FW-solution that can filter any traffic on the 4th-layer and is
easy to administer.

--
mvh
Jørgen H.


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