<em>Buying it for the firewall is a waste of money.</em><br><br>It's easy to port-foward with the GUI. Perhaps someone has written a GUI IPFW already, so maybe that's not an issue.<br><br>Also, if you reinstall or machine goes on the fritz for some reason, you don' t have to rejiggify settings. Lastly, I trust a non-routable address in a dummy box more than any software to keep people out.<br><br>But, for the most part, I agree with your post.<br><br>neye<br><br>