Firewall in Routers??

Paul R.D. Lantinga planting at
Tue Mar 4 19:36:12 UTC 1997

On Tue, 4 Mar 1997, Brian Tackett wrote:

> On Mon, 3 Mar 1997, Andrew Smith wrote:
> > Agreed...but in certain situations, ie a widely diverse network,
> > to follow this purist paradigm, you really need a separate firewall/
> > uniquely routed subnet. If someone has a 75XX with a T1 Internet
> > connection, why not let the extra CPU go towards firewall functions.
> Anyone who has a 75XX and a single T1 needs to be taken out back and shot
> by their overly generous accounts payable division ;)
Why use them as routers? They make *great* ethernet hubs!  If only an
arcnet card was available for them...

Paul R.D. Lantinga  #planting at
Systems Administrator, Verifone IC 
"...'proactive' and 'paradigm', aren't these just buzzwords 
that dumb people use to sound important?"-The Simpsons

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