I don't need no stinking firewall!

Peter Hicks peter.hicks at poggs.co.uk
Tue Jan 5 21:01:27 UTC 2010

Tony Finch wrote:

> Stateful inspection is useful for breaking things in subtle and
> hard-to-debug ways.
> http://fanf.livejournal.com/102206.html
> http://fanf.livejournal.com/95831.html

Is that really stateful inspection?  Isn't the SMTP fixup on a PIX an 
application-level gateway?

I *though* most of the world turns SMTP fixup off because it's naff.


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