Re: Barracuda Networks Spam Firewall

From: Martin Hepworth (no email)
Date: Tue May 18 2004 - 07:20:16 EDT


Matt
>
> I agree that everything the Barracuda does can be done by hand. I had a
> choice of either spending $4k for a 'set it and forget it' type spam
> solution or continue to spend days per month of my time tweaking my old
> setup. I chose to go with the commercial route which will easily save
> me $$ and more importantly frustration over the course of this year. I
> can spend my time building my business now instead of tweaking my mail
> server.
>
> Barracuda is built on open source, It boots LILO then goes into 'secret'
> mode. I don't think they added any black magic to the box. They just
> assembled the open source parts and shrink wrapped it into a very easy
> to manage solution.
>
> -Matt
>
>

I prob spend ay most a couple of hours per week tweeking the thing now..

depends on whether you can squease the 4k out of the bean counters up
front...:-)

--
Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300
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