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IOS FW and router

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

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Re: IOS FW and router

Rajesh,

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

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/vpndevc/ps5708/ps5710/ps1018/prod_qas09186a008010a40e.html

Regards,

Arul

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Re: IOS FW and router

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.

Jon

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Re: IOS FW and router

That answered my question.

Thanks Jon

Cisco Employee

Re: IOS FW and router

Rajesh,

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

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/vpndevc/ps5708/ps5710/ps1018/prod_qas09186a008010a40e.html

Regards,

Arul

*Pls rate if it helps*

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