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Old 05-16-2005, 12:47 PM   #1
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coments on comparison of Iptables and cisco ios acl

im lookign for coments on comparison of Iptables and cisco ios acl.

Havent seent much about it.
Old 05-17-2005, 07:37 AM   #2
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Well, I think netfilter blows away ACLs in IOS standard, for one netfilter is stateful, and a ACL cannot do the chains like iptables can so it has to be processed from top to bottom every time. I've never used Cisco IOS firewall version, so I can't compared to that.


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