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Firewall & VPN

Terms relating to firewalls, which help keep a network safe by not accepting potentially harmful datapackets. Also relates to VPNs, or virtual private networks, that virtually provide a different IP address which makes it seem that the user is using a computer from another location.

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Firewall & VPN

NTP

Network hardware; Firewall & VPN

This acronym means Network Time Protocol, and refers to the application protocol that uses port 123/UDP. The Raptor Firewall comes equipped with a standard proxy for NTP.

Outbound

Network hardware; Firewall & VPN

Refers to network traffic that originates from behind an Raptor Firewall.

Ping

Network hardware; Firewall & VPN

Ping is a programme that uses ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol) echo request packets to verify IP connectivity to another host or network. The standard ping programme that comes with Windows ...

POP-3

Network hardware; Firewall & VPN

This acronym means Post Office Point version 3, and refers to an email application protocol that uses port 110/TCP. POP-3 is usually passed through the Raptor Firewall using a GSP.

Proxy redirection

Network hardware; Firewall & VPN

Proxy Redirection allows the Network Administrator to combine VPN with application-level proxies. In effect, this allows network traffic to be sent securely across an untrusted network and then be ...

RaptorMobile

Network hardware; Firewall & VPN

RaptorMobile runs on windows-based PCs, and allows the user of the PC to securely connect across hostile networks, such as the Internet, to servers behind a Raptor Firewall.

RaptorRemote

Network hardware; Firewall & VPN

A RaptorRemote firewall is basically the same as a Raptor Firewall, except that it does not have a locally installed GUI (RMC or RCU). Since a GUI is necessary for configuring the firewall, the ...

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