sslvpn full/split tunnelling

From security perspective, should a sslvpn device set full or split tunnelling?
Would full tunnelling better control the traffic once user is connected to the company's network?

Where are the related settings in Juniper MAG series?

Thanks.
kwlolAsked:
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QlemoBatchelor, Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
Full tunneling is considered more safe, because the central device might apply Deep Inspection and Anti-Virus and other protection, but that adds delays and consumes bandwidth. It also prevents local network access, e.g. for network printers.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I gave up full tunneling 15 years ago. It is just too slow. I use split tunneling, and all my clients use split tunneling. I certainly agree with Qlemo, however, split tunneling is safe for the majority of folk
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QlemoBatchelor, Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
Should I have left a false impression - I hate full tunneling ;-). It is just what most admins think is best for the infrastructure.
If we, as service provider performing remote assistance and troubleshooting, are confronted with a VPN client cutting local network access, our ultimatum is simple:
a) pay a lot more for keeping the infrastructure available at our site (own VM or PC, no remote access from our PCs while connected, ...)
b) open up the client to use split tunneling
c) remove the restrictions so we can use our own VPN device - this includes b)
10% are not open to b) or c). Remote assistance has some restrictions, so they suffer from delays and more generic analysis :D.

That is another point to keep in mind - do you need access from everywhere, in particular in publc spots (hotel, café etc.), then you should insist on full tunneling. In any other case split tunneling is sufficient and more satisfying for all parties.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I hate full tunneling ;-).  <-- Yes, I think I knew that :)

@kwlol  - I have had site-to-site split tunnels connected up to key clients for some years now. The arrangement has worked out well from a security perspective.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@kwlol  - Thanks and I was happy to help.
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