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About This Guide
Congratulations on your purchase of the NETGEAR
Model FVS318 Cable/DSL ProSafe VPN
Firewall. A firewall is a special type of router that incorporates features for security. The FVS318
VPN Firewall is a complete security solution that protects your network from attacks and
intrusions while allowing secure connections with other trusted users over the Internet.
This guide describes the features of the firewall and provides installation and configuration
This guide uses the following typographical conventions:
italics Book titles and UNIX file, command, and directory names.
courier font Screen text, user-typed command-line entries.
Initial Caps Menu titles and window and button names.
[Enter] Named keys in text are shown enclosed in square brackets. The notation
[Enter] is used for the Enter key and the Return key.
[Ctrl]+C Two or more keys that must be pressed simultaneously are shown in text
linked with a plus (+) sign.
ALL CAPS DOS file and directory names.