Re: Hardware preparation
On 29 Aug 98, at 14:18, James Spooner wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Aug 1998, David Warnock wrote:
> > Q. How should the firewall PC be on the Lan?
> > Option 1. The main Fileserver has a second network card for a
> > segment containing just the fileserver and the firewall.
> > Option 2. The firewall is connected to the same hub as all the other
> > machines.
> This is the better option, having all traffic destined for the ISDN link
> going via the fileserver isn't worthwhile (and will be an extra load on
> it), the only reason you would do this is if you were to have a second
> firewall here to provide extra security. But since the fileserver may
> well be as critical as any machine on the network, it's not worth it.
Thanks, as the file server will have our source archives it is
definately the most critical.