06-21-2021 05:19 AM
I've been madly studying the Packet Flow Diagram that outlines the different checks/stages that a Packet goes through via a PA FW and I had a question with the 3rd check in the Ingress phase called 'FW Inspection applicable'. If Inspection is applicable then it carries into the IPSec/SSL VPN tunnel check but if Inspection is not applicable I see it go directly to the Forwarding/Egress stage.
I was hoping to understand what scenarios FW Inspection would be disabled thus triggering this type of path?
06-25-2021 03:04 AM
Hey Steve, Interesting to hear your thoughts on the "Day in the life of a packet" diagram. That diagram you included looks fairly clear around the absence of the "FW Inspection" Process.
Any chance you should share that diagram? I'm keen to take a look at it as it sounds more accurate than the "Day in the life" diagram.
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