SANTA CLARA, CA -- May 13, 2002 -- Sun Microsystems, Inc. is making the delivery of network applications simpler and more affordable than ever with the introduction of the Sun Cobalt RaQ(tm) 550 server appliance.
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The Strongbolt2 ROM
With the arrival of Strongbolt2, we have a new ROM for Cobalt servers.
The new ROM is based on the source from sourceforge.net, but modified to include a 2.6 kernel. The reason for this is to facillitate booting from USB and support for extra hardware.
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Strongbolt 2 upgrade released
A new year sees a completely new release of Strongbolt.
The Strongbolt2 upgrade is an easy process that just involves installing a couple of packages through the package management interface (bluelinq).
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Support from OS Office is nothing short of amazing.
Finding companies that stand behind their products these days can be challenging, but the staff at OS Office proves they still exist.
I continue to be stunned by their response times and outstanding service.
Jim Murray
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Firebolt - A full featured security appliance

Configuring a Firebolt as a router/gateway

The Firebolt GUI comes with a PPPoE connection manager. This makes connecting to the internet very straightforward. If you have cable (or ADSL broadband and the right router), connecting to the net should be as easy as configuring a conventional router.
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Firebolt Gallery

The graphical user interface that comes with the Firebolt OS provides an easy way to configure, control and setup your Firewall and intrusion detection settings.
Click here to see the gallery


Firebolt Install Guide (from SB1)

Upgrading from a Strongbolt1 installation

Installing Firebolt on your RaQ3, RaQ4, Qube3 or RaQ550 is performed using the new Strongbolt2 installation method from USB.
This installation assumes that you are upgrading from a server that currently has Strongbolt1 installed.
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Firebolt RaQ security appliance and firewall

The Firebox Firewall appliance provides a secure and flexible gateway appliance for the small to medium sized enterprise. It is flexible and versatile unit, that is fit for many uses.
Whether you have a small facility requiring advanced port forwarding or an office that needs to restrict internet access, the Firebolt appliance is a cost effective solution.