Firewall working as proxy for mail server

L3 Networker

Firewall working as proxy for mail server

I have customer using TMG holding public ssl certificate for mail . The mail server doesnt have ssl certifcate.

Customer wants to eliminate TMG and using palo. Can palo hold the cert to authenticate the ssl . Mail server

sits behind the palo in trust zone.

So customer will login to which has public of the palo. Palo holds the cert for this domain,authenticates so customer doesnt get invalid cert . public ip is mapped to internal mail server.

L7 Applicator

Re: Firewall working as proxy for mail server

yes and no


You can load the certificate on the firewall and use it for ssl decryption. The firewall will function as a man-in-the middle proxy and inspect all traffic for malware and threats, but it will still require the endpoint server to communicate using SSL: the firewall cannot terminate the ssl, only act as a middle man.

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