Re: [fw-wiz] AltaVista Firewall

From: Paul D. Robertson (
Date: 06/09/04

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    To: "Matthew J. Harmon" <>
    Date: Wed, 9 Jun 2004 11:41:49 -0400 (EDT)

    On Tue, 8 Jun 2004, Matthew J. Harmon wrote:

    > I recently entered an client engagement and they are using the AltaVista
    > Firewall (migrating away, but still need support). About five years ago
    > I very briefly worked with this product (Digital -> Compaq/HP) which now
    > appears to have no support, the website for their software
    > ( is gone, the compaq website only has
    > product information (no technical documentation) and the support tech
    > (last ditch effort!) I talked to argued with me for ten minutes about
    > how AltaVista is a search engine and not a firewall.

    I think AltaVista Firewall got sold to Axent, who got borged by Symantec.

    > Thanks for any help you can provide!

    You might see if Symantec offers any support/documentation options.


    Paul D. Robertson "My statements in this message are personal opinions which may have no basis whatsoever in fact." Director of Risk Assessment TruSecure Corporation
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