RE: [fw-wiz] PIX 500 as ROUTER ONLY

From: Wes Noonan (mailinglists_at_wjnconsulting.com)
Date: 11/24/03

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    To: "'Luca Berra'" <bluca@comedia.it>, <firewall-wizards@honor.icsalabs.com>
    Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2003 18:12:52 -0600
    
    

    That is the biggest reason I can think of for why not to use the PIX as a
    router. It can route, but it doesn't like to (and I don't think can) route
    packets back on the same interface.

    Wes Noonan

    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: firewall-wizards-admin@honor.icsalabs.com [mailto:firewall-wizards-
    > admin@honor.icsalabs.com] On Behalf Of Luca Berra
    > Sent: Saturday, November 22, 2003 08:32
    > To: firewall-wizards@honor.icsalabs.com
    > Subject: Re: [fw-wiz] PIX 500 as ROUTER ONLY
    >
    > On Thu, Nov 20, 2003 at 09:26:26PM -0800, Dario Calia wrote:
    > >Which PIX model do you have? The PIX supports static
    > >routing, Passive
    > >RIP and a very complete implementation of OSPF. What
    >
    > Dario,
    > correct me if i am wrong, the major difference in using a pix instead of
    > a router would be that the pix does not forward packets on the same
    > interface?
    >
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