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PIX 501 firewall configuration - Showing and saving configuration

At the completion of configuration, systems integrators and value-added resellers (VARs) can view and save their work using the commands outlined in this tip.

Now that you have configured the PIX firewall, you can show your configuration with the show run command.

Make sure that you save your configuration with the write memory or wr m command. If you don't, your configuration will be lost when the PIX is powered off.


PIX firewall configuration

 Step 1: The basics
 Step 2: Guidelines
 Step 3: Configuration setup
 Step 4: PIX configuration
 Step 5: Network address translation
 Step 6: Firewall rules
 Step 7: Showing and saving configuration
David Davis
David Davis

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David Davis (CCIE #9369, CWNA, MCSE, CISSP, Linux+, CEH) has been in the IT industry for 15 years. Currently, he manages a group of systems/network administrators for a privately owned retail company and authors IT-related material in his spare time. He has written more than 50 articles, eight practice tests and three video courses and has co-authored one book. His Web site is HappyRouter.com.

This tip originally appeared on SearchNetworking.com.


This was last published in February 2007

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