Chapter 8. Advanced Protocol Handling and PIX Firewall Features

Terms you'll need to understand:

  • Fixups

  • Standard and passive FTP

  • SCCP

  • Skinny

  • SIP

  • H.323

  • URL filtering

  • PPPoE

  • Default route

Techniques you'll need to master:

  • Using the Fixup protocol

  • Configuring URL filtering

  • Monitoring URL filtering

  • Using DCHP servers and clients

  • Configuring PPPoE

  • Setting default routes

Firewalls today have to be very sophisticated about how to control traffic. Basic traffic can flow through a firewall effortlessly, but complex protocols need to have extra help. Cisco provides the PIX firewall with fixup support to assist these complex protocols. This chapter explains what they do, when they are required, and how to configure them. In addition, it covers the advanced topics of content filtering, DHCP settings, PPPoE configuration, and Routing Information Protocol (RIP) support.

CSPFA Exam Cram 2 (Exam 642-521)
CCSP CSPFA Exam Cram 2 (Exam Cram 642-521)
ISBN: 0789730235
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 218 © 2008-2017.
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