Aug 12 2017

Which is the best firewall! Solved #best #software #firewall


Which is the best firewall?!

For the vast majority of people even the most simple firewalls will provide protection. The very advanced ones can detect attacks against things like databases but if you do not have a database why do you care. Most firewall also support very advanced VPN configurations and if you are not going to use that it is also a waste of money.

Pretty much if you are running gaming servers you just need a simple port filter firewall. Most commercial cisco or juniper routers have that as a basic feature. Even many small business class routers can do that.

Sonicwall are generally what smaller customers use. You will also see many people using fortigate. There are many brands of firewalls. I think the only large one you missed is netscreen (ie juniper). I suspect any firewall in the $200 range will meet your needs. unless you really want checkpoint, i doubt they sell anything that cheap.

OK i am between Cisco sa520 and sonicwall NSA5xx which one should i choose?

and an offtopic question.
whats the best solution to bridge a leased line wirelessly without a wireless license?would wifi n be great for this?

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  • Which firewall is best?

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I am going to guess the sonicwall is going to be a better box. I have not kept up with all the sonicwall models so I don’t know which you referring to. The SA520 is only cisco in name it is really a linksys rebranded box. It does not have all the features of the main line of cisco firewalls. Not sure if they sold these to belkin also when they ditched linksys.

Wireless bridging without a license is mostly about transmitting on the proper frequency not so much how you encode the data. You can get systems that transmit on the 2.4g wireless band that are not 802.11 based. Which exact model you choose will depend on your distance. What you want are wireless bridges on both ends. I would check out the company Ubiquiti something like their airgrid system. This is just one example there are many many products on the market. Ubiquiti tends to more directly market to the consumer rather than to the companies that install wireless distribution system.

OK for firewall i want an easy to manage firewall is sonic wall for me?

as for the Wi-Fi i want to setup MIMO n 2.5GHZ to cover distance 500meter
it will be bridging
Is that possible using special antennas?

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