IOS FW and router

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Oct 22nd, 2008

What is the difference between an IOS FW and a router ? Can they be used interchangebly ?

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Correct Answer by ajagadee about 8 years 5 days ago


The below Q&A on IOS Firewall should help answer most of your questions.



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Jon Marshall Wed, 10/22/2008 - 12:50

Not sure exactly what you mean by IOS FW. There is a firewall called CBAC (Content Based Access Control) which runs only on Cisco routers. It is a fully stateful firewall.

CBAC is part of the advanced security feature set that can be run on IOS routers.



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