Barracuda Networks Spam Firewall

Martin Hepworth martinh at
Tue May 18 11:20:16 UTC 2004

> I agree that everything the Barracuda does can be done by hand.  I had a 
> choice of either spending $4k for a 'set it and forget it' type spam 
> solution or continue to spend days per month of my time tweaking my old 
> setup.   I chose to go with the commercial route which will easily save 
> me $$ and more importantly frustration over the course of this year.  I 
> can spend my time building my business now instead of tweaking my mail 
> server.
> Barracuda is built on open source, It boots LILO then goes into 'secret' 
> mode.  I don't think they added any black magic to the box.  They just 
> assembled the open source parts and shrink wrapped it into a very easy 
> to manage solution.
> -Matt

I prob spend ay most a couple of hours per week tweeking the thing now..

depends on whether you can squease the 4k out of the bean counters up 

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300


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