Re: [fw-wiz] PIX 500 as ROUTER ONLY
From: Mikael Olsson (mikael.olsson_at_clavister.com)
To: Michael Leland <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 04:16:24 +0100
Michael Leland wrote:
> I have a PIX 500 that I want to use to connect two public IP networks.
> I don't need to provide much security support, simply use it as a simple
> router between subnets. Any ideas???
AFAIK, the PIX software is pretty much specialized for firewalling.
Trying to turn it into a router might not be possible.
I suspect you could get it to work by cracking open the box, yanking
the boot card (flash + ROM) and popping in a linux router floppy or
somesuch though. You can kiss your warranty and support contract
bye-bye, but if you insist on using the PIX hardware, I hear it's
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