The Cisco IPS 4240 is a little too expensive and has too much "horse power" for our needs. I know I can connect the AIP-SSM to our ASA 5510 to scan traffic going through the ASA. What if I have my core router on our internal network send all traffic from all nodes to the ASA as the next hop for review by the AIP-SSM instead of sending the traffic directly to the internal destination? Is this recommended? Will it work? Have you tried it?
When you here write that it can handle so and so much traffic then are you aware of that you control which type of traffic you pass through the SSM module through access-lists? hereby you can reduce the amount of traffic needed to inspect to a small fragment of the total traffic
Table of ContentsIntroductionVersion HistoryPossible Future
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Network Object NATTwice NAT / Manual NATRule Types used per SectionNAT
Types used with Twice NAT / Manual NAT and Network Obje...
Table of Contents Introduction:This document describes details on how
NAT-T works. Background: ESP encrypts all critical information,
encapsulating the entire inner TCP/UDP datagram within an ESP header.
ESP is an IP protocol in the same sense that TCP an...