[THIN] Re: WHY

But the CAG wouldn't see the packet come into the internal interface as it's
not coming across the wire of the ethernet interface, so why should it
consider it internal traffic?

2008/4/30 Andrew Wood <andrew.wood@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

>  I'd have thought that if the routing address on your internal interface
> was correct,  that all traffic going through the CAG should head through the
> internal interface – and then be routed out through the normal channels for
> internal network traffic to the internet (which is unlikely to be the CAG)
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> Otherwise, someone connecting on the external interface is being routed
> straight out onto the web – bypassing any filters/caching/auditing/scanning
> that you've got set up.
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> This doesn't help Chad mind – other than agreeing with him that whats
> happening sounds wrong
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> a.
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> *From:* thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *Berny Stapleton
> *Sent:* 30 April 2008 14:26
> *To:* thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [THIN] Re: WHY
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> OK, maybe this is just me and my limited experience with CAG...
>
> A VPN session which I presume is a connection from the internet (External)
> to the CAG, the CAG being a gateway device between external internet and
> internal network, when you bring up a VPN session, or in this case I presume
> IPSEC policy between the two devices (Client PC and the CAG) which would
> give you a IPSEC policy to the CAG and any traffic you send to it through
> the IPSEC policy would end up on it's local routing table. At which point it
> has to make a routing decision about where to send the traffic, it's an
> external address so therefore it would send it to the external interface and
> therefore external address.
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> That seems logical to me. My question to you is, unless the destination
> address is the internal network, why SHOULD it send it via the internal
> interface? My only educated guess on this one is that you used part of your
> INTERNAL address space for the addresses you assigned to the CAG for it to
> hand out to clients, when as far as I can see, the clients should have been
> treated or thought of as DMZ interfaces / connections.
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> This is just what I am thinking about having done firewall admin before.
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> If I am wrong on this one, and completley off base, please let me know, my
> experiece with CAG is limited.
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> Berny
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> 2008/4/30 Chad Schneider (IT) <Chad.M.Schneider@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
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> Does a VPN session to the CAG, route external bound internet traffic
> through the CAG external interface, rather than through the CAG Internal
> interface?
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> I am watching the traffic, from our CAG internal IP range, when making a
> request to google.com, the traffic goes out the CAG INT0(External).
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> Chad Schneider
> Systems Engineer
> ThedaCare IT
> 920-735-7615
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