Re: Linksys firewall question

From: Tom McCune (
Date: 10/13/04

Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2004 10:38:23 GMT

"Kaptain Krunch" <> wrote in

> MY 2cents worth, I own the BRFSR41 you mention and indeen has no
> firewall, however Linksys BESFX41 does SPI which IS a feature of a
> firewall AND might not be a full fleged firewall it does its job.

The BEFSX41 also has Denial of Service protection.

Tom McCune
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