Re: [fw-wiz] IBM secureway firewall

From: Marcus J. Ranum (
Date: 12/05/02

To: "R. DuFresne" <>, "''" <>
From: "Marcus J. Ranum" <>
Date: Thu Dec  5 16:33:02 2002

R. DuFresne wrote:
>I see IBM claims it's been used by themselves for 10+ years to secure
>their networks, that it's an all in one product, packet filter,
>proxy/circut level gateway, with VPN features, etc.
>Anyone has experience with this beast? Anyone know the history of the

It's actually a pretty good proxy firewall. It's directly based on the
TIS Gauntlet/DEC SEAL designs. They added VPN and screening
later, to keep up with the Joneses.


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