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Firewall ASA 5505 et ASA5520

30-06-2010, 09:05
@Myatu could you post a how-to how you do that?

I like to read how you do that

29-06-2010, 19:33
I don't like the fact Cisco charges/licenses the VPN. Plus the Cuisco 5505 - if I get a Kimsufi C-250G, I get can put all the features of the Cisco on that box (and more), save 5 per month and 100 in setup fees and have the same - if not better when considering VPN - performance. Put the same stuff on an mC (as I have) and you save 149 in setup fees and 11.70 per month (!!). And it's still dedicated just to routing/firewalling and can be transparent

So... What to do with that? How about looking into lowering the price or using a different brand (Cisco is like "Nike" or "Reebok". You pay for the name). Or, better yet, have Oles tinker with the Cloud and see if they can be used to have a simple, yet effective, "virtual firewall" - OVH simply provides access to the interface where you configure things...

29-06-2010, 15:43
I like the words of, the firewall doesn't appear in the hop list!

29-06-2010, 12:30
what about the availability of this hardware firewall? does anyone find it interesting?

By default, the firewalls are delivered in transparent mode, so the firewall filters the common attacks but it doesn't appear as a hop in the route to the server.

Other configrations are possible, but right now, they are up to the customer to do them.

Does anyone think that other default configuration would be needed?

What about the Firewall models: Cisco ASA 5505 (thought put of 100Mbps) and 5520 (thoughput of 450Mbps)?

some more infomartion is available here:

feedback would be appreciated.

24-06-2010, 16:37
thats not what I mean

in an another topic it is announced that it will not be downloadable, or shipped to united kingdom or the netherlands (this is stated at when I tried several times to signup)

it will be shipped to belgium, which has dutch speaking population though.

24-06-2010, 16:34
Nobody has the magazine... yet.

24-06-2010, 16:18
Well you could continou if you ask me

24-06-2010, 12:16

We experienced stock issues 2-3
months ago. Since approximately three weeks
we now have correct levels of new
ASA 5505 and ASA 5520 firewalls.

We have installed many and the product appeals
more than we expected. It proves once again
we may err on the analysis of needs and
all ideas are good to challenge
question. They should have been presented much earlier ...

This also demonstrates that security needs
are very important. At least as important as
server performance. OVH implements
currently about 2-3 new services related to
Security... I stop right there, if I continue, you will
have nothing to read in the Ovh Mag...

We'll discuss this again in two weeks ...