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Re: Assymetric Routing / Statefull Inspection Firewall

  • From: alex
  • Date: Tue Mar 16 22:31:58 2004

If you are asking for stateful filtering for a firewall that sees only
one-way conversation, it does not exist and cannot exist, by definition.

If you are asking for some way for firewall A that sees only inbound 
packets and firewall B that sees only outbound packets to communicate said 
information - I suggest mirror port on a switch.

Otherwise, as long as firewall sees both incoming and outgoing packets, 
why would it care what happens later at your border routers?

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Alex Pilosov    | DSL, Colocation, Hosting Services
President 	| alex@pilosoft.com    (800) 710-7031
Pilosoft, Inc.  | http://www.pilosoft.com

On Tue, 16 Mar 2004, Mike Turner wrote:

> Hello Everyone,
>  
>             I am currently looking for a statefull inspection firewall
> that support asymmetric routing - is there such a product? I cannot
> imagine that I am the only person with redundant Internet connectivity,
> that would like to put firewalls near the edge of our network. Any
> thoughts / Suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
>  
> Thanks,
>  
> Mike
> 





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