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Firewall Rule Base Ordering Best Practise Guidelines

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Where can I find a decent set of best practise guidelines to follow for ordering a firewall rulebase correctly ?
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by:Keith Alabaster
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Over in the far corner on the left - second shelf.

Sequencing will be different dependent on products. For example ISA2000 actions all denies then all allows, ISA2004 onwards actions top-down, Without a reference to some form of product this is not really an answerable question.

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This is the book I ended up using, it contains guidelines on writing firewall policies, including how to order a rulebase correctly.

Firewall Fundamentals
By: Wes Noonan; Ido Dubrawsky
Publisher: Cisco Press
Print ISBN-10: 1-58705-221-0
Print ISBN-13: 978-1-58705-221-7
Pages in Print Edition: 408
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This was the solution I used.
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So it was a Cisco product you needed help with? Would it really have been that much effort to respond with that information when asked for it? No wonder no-one else even bothered responding to you.
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