Chapter 9. Inspecting Traffic

This chapter covers the following topics:

Understanding the Modular Policy Framework: This section provides an overview of a flexible and organized method you can use to configure security policies for a variety of Cisco ASA features.

Configuring the MPF: This section explains the modular approach to configuring and enforcing security policies. Traffic can be matched with one type of policy module and acted on within another policy module. The whole hierarchy of policies is then applied to firewall interfaces and traffic inspection.

Configuring a Policy for Inspecting OSI Layers 3 and 4: This section explains how you can leverage the MPF to define security policies that operate on Layer 3 (IP header) and Layer ...

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