Re: Smooth Wall
From: John Morten Malerbakken (John.Morten.removethisparttoreply_at_malerbakken.removethiscom)
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2004 07:40:20 GMT
"Mike" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> "Martin" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > Brian
> > it's always preferable to have separate firewall. Smoothwall is a great
> > product and free !
> Its only free if you don't want the extras that come as standard in most
> hardware boxes like client VPNs, multiple WAN IPs, and of course
> professional support.
> I use it for my cheapskate clients but where possible we promote
> hardware boxes such as Watchguard.
That is not quite so, there are modification availabel for the free version
which allows you to add that functionality. Off course that means that you
do not have more than "community support", but the dedication of those who
create modifications is high, and unlike commercial companies they do not go
out of business. You have a possibility to choose there.