Future of the IPv6 CPE survey on RIPE Labs - Your Input Needed

Scott Weeks surfer at mauigateway.com
Thu Jan 27 17:38:27 CST 2011


On 1/27/11 10:40 AM, Scott Weeks wrote: 
> --- frnkblk at iname.com wrote:
> From: "Frank Bulk" <frnkblk at iname.com>
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> Have you looked at D-Link's DIR-825?  It has most of the things you're
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> Ewww, yuck!  "...this router utilizes dual active firewalls (SPI and NAT) to prevent potential attacks from across the Internet."
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> ftp://ftp.dlink.com/Gateway/dir825/Manual/dir825_manual_110.zip


--- joelja at bogus.com wrote:
From: Joel Jaeggli <joelja at bogus.com>

unlike a simpler device you can actually turn that off.
in fact it has more knobs than you've likely seen in a consumer cpe...
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I just meant they were calling NAT an "active firewall" in the manual.  I need a bath.  I feel dirty now...  >:-)

scott




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