Secure your router with Cisco's SDM Firewall Policy Wizard

Figure H

After the wizard applies the configuration, you can click the Edit Firewall Policy tab in SDM to review the changes, as shown in Figure H.

One caveat: The Firewall Policy Wizard doesn't apply ACLs. Instead, it uses a new type of firewall configuration called Zone Policy Firewalls (ZPF). For more information about ZPFs, see Cisco's Configuring Zone Policy Firewalls documentation.

David Davis has worked in the IT industry for 12 years and holds several certifications, including CCIE, MCSE I, CISSP, CCNA, CCDA, and CCNP. He currently manages a group of systems/network administrators for a privately owned retail company and performs networking/systems consulting on a part-time basis.

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