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Oracle E-Business Suite Security by John Abel

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Firewalls

Oracle E-Business Suite generally does not have any specific requirements when deploying through a firewall, except when certain types of firewalls are used. This section defines the types of firewalls and provides specific considerations.

A firewall is a method to restrict access across network boundaries and allow application of network traffic-flow rules. The computer industry groups firewalls into several classifications:

image Network layer A network layer firewall is the most basic type of firewall. The common method is to use a router to perform packet filtering, which restricts and controls addresses and ports by rules defined through ...

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