Handling firewalls

Thursday, 30 May 2002, 9:40 AM EST

In the process of filtering Internet traffic, all firewalls have some type of logging feature that documents how the firewall handled various types of traffic. These logs can provide valuable information, but they can also be difficult to monitor and manage on a consistent basis.

In this article, I'll try to cover the essentials of firewall logging:

  • What to log
  • Where to log
  • Alerts and notifications
  • What data is valuable?

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