[nycbug-talk] OpenBSD pf "bakeoff"

Bill Totman billtotman at billtotman.com
Mon Jun 18 14:19:53 EDT 2012

On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 2:08 PM, Jim B. <jpb at jimby.name> wrote:
> * Josh Rivel <josh at rivels.org> [2012-06-15 09:48]:


> Another consideration is support.  pf, just like any other product
> will need support.  In fact, some companiies prohibit kit from being
> deployed unless there is a support contract.  Look to identify what
> organization will support pf and try to determine what a support
> contract will include and how much it will cost.  Support contracts
> usually specify Service Level Agreements (SLA) definitions and timeframes
> so be sure to identify all SLA requirement from your company and if
> your support organization can meet all of them.


Another thing to consider is your own skill (and training others
therein) at troubleshooting pf: firewalls are usually guilty until
proven innocent when it comes to hiccups in the network/Internet


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