Re: Vwire and L3 Deployment Decryption


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Re: Vwire and L3 Deployment Decryption

I would like to know the way it operates in the backend how palo alto does the SSL decryption in Vwire mode . As in a L3 deployment the connection will terminate on the firewall and firewall acts like a MITM and does the SSL Proxying. How is the case in Vwire Deployment.


L7 Applicator

Hi @Sanssj

The same way a transparent proxy works

the firewall receives a packet, puts it through the decrypt proxy and puts it back on the wire with spoofed source mac

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