Configuring General Cisco IOS Firewall Settings

This section explains how to configure general Cisco IOS Firewall settings using Router MC.

Router MC lets you configure your router to function as a firewall by using CBAC and access rules. General firewall settings include the parameters that are required for implementing CBAC and defining ACL ranges for access rules:

  • Fragmentation rules

  • Timeouts and performance

  • Half-open connection limits

  • Logging settings

  • ACL ranges

Fragmentation Rules

Fragmentation rules protect hosts from DoS attacks that involve fragmented IP packets. Fragmentation rules are configured by choosing Configuration > Settings > General Firewall > Fragmentation Rules to open the Fragmentation Rules window.

Fragmentation rules contain ...

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