Firewall Record

Graphical presentation of the log file

Performance of RWTH Firewall successfully put to the test


After the upgrade of the RWTH Firewall from a 20 Gbit/s system to one with 40 Gbits/s on November 25, 2014 the system’s performance was put to the test for the first time on march 3, 2015, reaching 21.2 Gbit/s.

The task of firewalls within a security concept is to limit accessibility to services to such an extent that sensitive or vulnerable services are only available if in accordance with the security policy.


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