Firewall Protection for New MS Small Biz 2003 Server
Posted on 2006-04-17
I'm a total newbie at MS Small Biz Server. I know enough about networking to be dangerous to myself and those around me.
The MS instructions seem to be incomprehensible murk.
Many questions: What is the best (most secure) way to hook our new server up the the Internet? Right now, it's behind a Symantec Security Appliance. The serever has 2 NICs. We want to host our own SSL extranet, as well as have ftp, mail, & etc.
Hardware firewall a good idea? If yes, then which one? Will the Symantec work? Or would a Cisco PIX or NetScreen 5GT (or something else) be better?
We have purchased 5 fixed IPs. A regular website would use one of the IPs. The SSL extranet uses another. How do you do the routing so that a user can get through to the correct IP?
Thanks in advance,