Are ACL's acceptable in a PCI compliant enviroment?

Is using ACL's acceptable in a PCI compliant switched network configuration.  Because our switches don't support multiple virtual networks.
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Yes, you actually have to have strong access-lists to ensure you are compliant with PCI in requirements of segregating card holders data from non-essential users.  Are you talking about using ACLs in place of the firewall requirement?

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Yes. To insure security when using just ACLs means that your monitoring will have to set up to be very aggressive and the configuration will have to have include excellent policy control to keep from turning into a mess.
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