[fw-wiz] Concentrator inside of paired failover firewalls.

Paul D. Robertson paul at compuwar.net
Wed Sep 13 10:17:04 EDT 2006


On Tue, 12 Sep 2006, Huelsbeck, Harry H. CTR wrote:

> Everyone,
> Looking at our network layout. We have two firewalls, a primary and a
> secondary. The two firewalls go to a hub which concentrates the two
> together to the inside network segnment. We plan on replacing the hub
> with a switch, but I was wondering if there is a better/cheaper solution

1.  Why replace the hub?

> to concentrate the 2 firewalls together? Seems like a lot of money to
> waste, if another solution could be used. Please let me know what you
> have used, or if you know of something better.
> Thanks in advance for any inputs, Harry

2.  4 and 8 port switches are dirt-cheap.

Paul
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