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simsim
L4 Transporter

Palo alto placement

Hi,

 cisco  campus lan design ( access distribution  core )

In data center  we are using  cisco vpc (spine and leaf ) 

Now I want to  place an (acive standby  fw ) in data center . 

I place the Please guide me to do so , Where should I Place the firewall

Thanks

 

SteveCantwell
Cyber Elite

The FWs should be placed in-line, so that it can see traffic from the campus LAN, to traffic on the data center.

 

Here is a link to give you some best practices and may answer some questions.

https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/resources/webcasts/data-center-hybrid-cloud-security-best-practices

 

 

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Brandon_Wertz
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@simsim wrote:

Hi,

 cisco  campus lan design ( access distribution  core )

In data center  we are using  cisco vpc (spine and leaf ) 

Now I want to  place an (acive standby  fw ) in data center . 

I place the Please guide me to do so , Where should I Place the firewall

Thanks

 


Given you mentioned "spine and leaf" I'm going to assume you've got an ACI deployment.  Like @SteveCantwell  mentioned the FW needs to be inline.  The natural spot would possibly be plugged into your core routing device which would be connected to your ACI fabric, but ultimately where it would get plugged in will vary based on your specific network design and needs.

simsim
L4 Transporter

Hi,

I don't have ACI deployment , Just VPC  enabled

Thanks

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