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On Firewalls in Internet Security

Document type: Replaced Internet-Draft (opsawg WG)
Document stream: IETF
Last updated: 2013-05-09 (latest revision 2012-01-20)
Intended RFC status: Unknown
Other versions: (expired, archived): plain text, pdf, html

IETF State: Adopted by a WG
Document shepherd: Melinda Shore

IESG State: Replaced by draft-ietf-opsawg-firewalls
Responsible AD: (None)
Send notices to: No addresses provided

This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found here:


There is an ongoing discussion regarding the place of firewalls in security. This note is intended to capture and try to make sense out of it.


Fred Baker <>

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid)