The ranting of an IT Professional

Jan 12 2009   8:27PM GMT

Watchguard Edge devices missing ping utility



Posted by: Jason Tramer
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missing ping utlitly
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WatchGuard

The ability to ping from a firewall is a fantastic and some might say essential tool for troubleshooting network (in particular routing) issues. It is for this reason that pretty much every major commercial firewall product out there has this ability (even Sonicwalls). Yet for some reason the Watchguard Edge’s do not. Why this is I have no idea, I could speculate but it wouldn’t be very complimentary.

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  • Mtupker
    I've been looking for reviews on watchgaurd firewalls. So far I've found a lot of complaints about them, but I have to take them with a grain of salt. I was wondering what your overall impressions of watchguard firewalls are? I'm also looking at sonicwall NSA series.
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