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Firewall Access Policy Rulesets, Part 1

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http://howtoforge.com – Firewall Access Policy Rulesets, Part 1 This article continues the series of articles on Firewall Builder, a graphical firewall configuration and management tool that supports many Open Source firewall platforms as well as Cisco IOS access lists and Cisco ASA (PIX). This article explains key principles of the policy or access control rule sets in Firewall Builder. I plan to demonstrate examples of policy rules and how they translate into iptables, pf and Cisco IOS and PIX configurations in the next article of the series. (HowTos)