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Firewall

Discussion in 'Operating System' started by Me@earth, May 23, 2008.

  1. Me@earth

    Me@earth New Member

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    Hi friends..
    I am new to this forum...
    Can anyone tell me whether firewall is a hardware,software or protocol???
     
  2. shabbir

    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

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    Firewall is neither hardware nor software nor a protocol, Its just a term usedfor security device which is configured to permit, deny or proxy data connections and configured .

    Firewalls can either be hardware and/or software based.
     
  3. Me@earth

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    Thanks for ur useful information...
     

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