Hannes Tschofenig

Personal blog about various IETF and Internet related activities

 

Posts tagged firewall

Mar
5
2008

In a recent mail to the MIDCOM mailing list Martin Stiemerling announced the open source implementation of SIMCO (RFC 4540) done by University of Stuttgart/Germany: http://sourceforge.net/projects/simco-firewall/ SIMCO¬† is a protocol for controlling middleboxes such as firewalls and network address translators.¬† It is a fully compliant implementation of the Middlebox Communications (MIDCOM) semantics described in RFC […]

Mar
2
2008

Below is a Call for Papers for a special issues on middleboxes. The deadline has been extended to the 7th March 2008. Network Address Translators (NAT) and IP firewalls have been introduced to the Internet some time ago, and over the time become an integral part of the Internet architecture. Moreover, there are also other […]