Subject: What is screend...
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Andrew Cagney <email@example.com>
Date: 03/01/1996 14:03:48
screend is a daemon/kernel-patch for BSD operating systems that can be
used to construct an intelegent packet filtering gateway. Such a
gateway would be used when building an internet firewall.
The reference I have to screend is:
which was taken from Chapman's Firewalls book. A preliminary glance
through it suggests that it should for the most part just drop in.
To be honest, I'm supprised that someone didn't simply integrate it into
the NetBSD-1.1 kernel. While it may not be the perfect packet filtering
system, it at least, appears to both be fairly well known and come off