Chapter 15. PIX Firewall Management

Introduction

System management is an important part of configuring and maintaining your firewall. Without proper management, security policies cannot be enforced or monitored and a device might be compromised. In this chapter, we focus on managing Cisco PIX firewalls.

Logging is important, but not just for monitoring or troubleshooting; the data is invaluable for measuring system performance, identifying potential network bottlenecks, and in today’s brave new ...

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