Hello all, let's see if you can come up with something funky for the following: Scenario: I have half a class C coming in over a CATV connection, going into a Cisco (3600 series, 6 slots, can't remember exact model number). This Cisco does simple, static routing. The Cisco is in turn is connected to a Windows NT based Checkpoint FW 1 4.1 (3 NICs: External, DMZ Lan and Internal). This does simple routing (No NAT) to the DMZ with 16 IPs, and 1-to-1 NAT for the rest of the IPs with the Internal LAN. The DMZ NIC is connected to a small Cisco MicroSwitch, to which an Exchange server is connected. The Internal NIC (subnet 192.168.1.0) is connected to a Cisco Catalyst Switch, the internal users are also connected to this switch, but are on a different subnet (192.168.2.0). The internal servers (ie. PDC, file servers, etc.) are on yet another internal subnet (192.168.3.0) and connected to the same Catalyst switch. The Catalyst switch is using VLANs to separate the subnets and a Cisco 3600 series (a 2-slot this time) routes between these 3 internal subnets. (Don't ask me what the thinking behind this is, I joined the company after it was set up...) Anyway, now my real problem is the following: I will soon be getting a small 512/512k ADSL connection to a different ISP with 1 single fixed IP address. I want to use this ADSL connection exclusively for my Exchange server, but want to have control over what packets can travel over it, so I would like it to pass through a firewall of some sort. I was also considering installing a small 'personal firewall' on the exchange server itself. I'm throwing this in the pit to see if I can get any alternative suggestions. Cheers and regards. Andrea Coppini Mr. Andrea Coppini +356 79 ANDREA (263732) andreacoppini@xxxxxxxx EMPOWER PEOPLE - THE WORLD IN YOUR HAND! iWG (iWORLD Group) is a global e-mobile(TM) company creating, building and growing new businesses. iWG founders are pioneers in creating multi-billion dollar mobile and Internet businesses in Europe, Asia and the US. The Global Partners include shareholders like Bank of America, Deutsche Bank, Hikari Tsushin, McCaw, PaineWebber/UBS, The Dolphins' Trust, Perikles Trust and the iAA Advisory Network. http://www.iWG.info http://www.countryprofiler.com/Malta/ Privileged/Confidential Information may be contained in this message. If you are not the addressee indicated in this message (or responsible for delivery of the message to such person), you may not copy or deliver this message to anyone. In such case, you should destroy this message and kindly notify the sender by reply email.