RE: [fw-wiz] AltaVista Firewall
From: Carl Friedberg (friedberg_at_exs.esb.com)
To: "Matthew J. Harmon" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <email@example.com> Date: Wed, 9 Jun 2004 11:50:17 -0400
What exactly do you need?
I have managed a significant installation of AVTunnel
(which one, by the way; there are multiple versions,
Service Packs, etc).
The server must run on Windows NT 4; the client has
had some additional life support, so that it does in
fact run on W2k.
I would strongly recommend that you migrate your
client off this product.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf
> Of Matthew J. Harmon
> Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 2004 10:50 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: [fw-wiz] AltaVista Firewall
> 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 digital.com website for their
> (altavista.software.digital.com) 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.
> So far, my only luck has been the wayback machine, which has even
> provided me little information.
> At this point, I am tossing myself at the mercy of those who may have
> experience with this firewall and perhaps documentation saved around
> somewhere? Or even a quick write up would be great. With
> permission, I
> will make a quick AltaVista Firewall 101 FAQ.
> Thanks for any help you can provide!
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