Re: modem as firewall?

From: Chuck (
Date: 01/11/04

Date: 11 Jan 2004 05:50:10 -0600

On Sat, 10 Jan 2004 22:44:09 -0600, "RB" <>

>I know that some switch/routers act as a firewall, to some extent. Do some
>DSL hi-speed modems also do this?


Some cable and ADSL modems contain NAT router and DHCP server
components integrated. They have a single LAN connection, so you
would then need a switch, to connect multiple computers, to get the
full benefit.


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