Tunneling two remote PIX firewalls using internet.

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Aug 22nd, 2008

Hi, Friends

I want your suggesion on PIX 515E with IOS version -7 ,How is the perfomance, and reliablity . Please suggest me.

I have this problem too.
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dhananjoy chowdhury Fri, 08/22/2008 - 12:06

We are using 7.2 IOS and it works fine.

Performance wise it is ok.

But when it comes to reliability you have to work on the following:

- Firewalls in Failover (HA), so that even if the primary FW fails, the vpn tunnel works via the backup FW.

- Have a backup internet link, so that if primary link goes down the tunnel on the backup link works.

Farrukh Haroon Fri, 08/22/2008 - 21:49

Yes its (usaully) reliable, just make sure you upgrade to the latest minor release in your train like 7.2(4) etc.

Regards

Farrukh

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