Router vs. Firewall [Re: OpenSSH 3.7.1p2]

Michael Jastram micky at alum.mit.edu
Wed Sep 24 05:26:31 PDT 2003


This is kind of unrelated, but I am not clear on the following statement:

> (The moral is, when you build a firewall, build a firewall and not
> a router with filtering capabilities.)

Dagmar, Could you clarify what you mean?  Are you implying that a firewall
is more than just a set of filters, or do you mean that the firewall
should not have routing capabilities?

Confused...

- Michael




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