Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Network traffic control

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Alcatel-Lucent Scalable IP Networks Self-Study Guide
Kent Hundley
( http://www.wileyindia.com/)

Filter policy

One of the most important value-added services that can be provided by a router is the ability to filter IP packets based on a security policy, writes Kent Hundley in ‘Alcatel-Lucent Scalable IP Networks Self-Study Guide’. “Filter policies, also referred to as access control lists, are templates that are applied to services or network ports to control network traffic into (ingress) or out of (egress) a router interface.”

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