Re: Newbie question - IP routing through a firewall

From: Chris Brenton (cbrentonat_private)
Date: Thu May 28 1998 - 20:04:05 PDT

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    Asier Azaceta wrote:
    > Hello,
    > this is the first time I write to this list. I know this question may look
    > pretty stupid, but I won't be rest in peace until I know the right answer.
    The only stupid questions are the one's that are not asked. ;)
    > I've read you shouldn't have IP Routing enabled in the firewall, that's
    > fine, but my question is: Should the router pass all the traffic to the
    > firewall? I mean, should it have a route like 'internal-network gw
    > firewall'?
    The router should have a number of route entries:
    a default route that points all traffic to an unknown destination out towards
    your ISP
    a route entry for each subnet on your network that points to the firewall as
    the gateway
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