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

Aaron Smith smitha at byui.edu
Fri Sep 15 11:02:18 EDT 2006


On Thu, 2006-09-14 at 14:55 -0400, Carson Gaspar wrote:
> 
> --On Wednesday, September 13, 2006 2:26 PM -0600 Aaron Smith 
> <smitha at byui.edu> wrote:
> 
> > Using a crossover cable is not a good idea.
> >
> > http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=firewall-wizards&m=110633896023171&w=2
> 
> Which is exactly the same as a switch failure, and if you can't handle 
> that, then your product/design is crap. 

Unless you are intelligent and home the firewalls to different switches
(as we have done).  If both switches fail then you have bigger problems
than firewall failover.

> This is FUD.

How, exactly?

@@ron


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