RE: [fw-wiz] Comparisons between Router ACLs and Firewalls
From: Marcus J. Ranum (mjr_at_ranum.com)
To: "Bill James" <email@example.com>, "'David Pick'" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Sat, 03 Jan 2004 17:42:24 -0500
Bill James wrote:
>The problem with using ACL's is the load they can add to a router. Most
>of Cisco's newer IOS' have IP Inspection and do OK but can add a
>tremendous load on the router.
I've never found any good studies of ACL performance. Do you have any
references you can point us to?
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