Hi Sam

I can think of 2. Centerfield Technology used to have a tool for this that was not too complicated to work with. It might be sufficient for your needs, I'm not sure. Take a look at www.centerfieldtechnology.com and look around - I worked there for a few years up to 2004, and I don't know what is there now.

The other is Powertech, I believe. This is much more comprehensive in its coverage - and maybe complexity as to setup - I have no experience doing that, so your mileage will very likely vary. I do have much respect for John Earl, who was the original creator (I believe) of Powertech. www.powertech.com got me to a page - they've been acquired, it appears, by the same group that now owns Help Systems and ASC and ???


On 12/2/2012 7:56 PM, Sam_L wrote:
More of our non-IT employees are getting VPN access to our AS/400. Need
to start controlling that access.

Exit points are probably the only solution to handle ODBC, FTP, JDBC,
SQL, etc access. It seem to me that a 3rd party tool is something we
should investigate, because there are an awful lot of exit points to
cover by ourselves.

If anyone is using a Remote Access Security Manager and feels free to
provide the name and comment on the effectiveness, ease of use and
support, it would be appreciated.



In a former life, where I wasn't the responsible party, we installed a
3rd party tool that kept out the riff-raff--I can't recall the name, but
it was extremely granular and thus quite complex to manage. My research
so far indicates that Powertech, Net IQ (was Pentasafe)and Enforcive
(was BSafe) have products.

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