Re: NAT is not a mechanism for securing a network.. but.. HELP!
From: Volker Birk (bumens_at_dingens.org)
Date: 28 Aug 2005 08:46:17 +0200
Leythos <email@example.com> wrote:
> > A "firewall" is an agent which screens network traffic in some way,
> > blocking traffic it believes to be inappropriate, dangerous, or both.
> > (RFC 2979, Behavior of and Requirements for Internet Firewalls)
> And if you don't believe my other post following this, then a Switch
> with VLAN's is also a firewall - which we all know is not true.
I cannot see that a Switch with VLAN is blocking any traffic. If I configure
port filtering on a device, this device definitly is blocking traffic.
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