Re: Question about replacing firewall in router/swith combo while still using switch

From: NeoSadist (
Date: 09/01/04

Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2004 20:59:27 -0600

Steve Rosenfelt wrote:

> Hello all,
> What are your thoughts on this scenario? I have a client with a
> Netgear 8 port firewall/swith. I'm going to install a Fortigate 50A
> managed firewall with AV screening. Can I use the 8 port DLINK
> firewall switch as a switch only?
> One cable between the modem and the fortigate, another between the
> fortigate and the 8 port bank on the DLINK router/firewall and clients
> plugged into the same bank. The Wan port on the Dlink will be empty.
> Has anyone ever done this before?
> Thanks!
> Steve

Smoothwall 2.0 Linux. Try it.

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