1. Explain What is Firewall?

A firewall is a part of a computer system or network that is designed to block unauthorized access while permitting authorized communications. It is a device or set of devices which is configured to permit or deny computer applications based upon a set of rules and other criteria.
Firewalls can be implemented in either hardware or software, or a combination of both.

2. Explain In windows 2003 built in fire wall is there or not?

In windows 2003 server, built in firewall is present

3. Explain What is firewall? How to enable firewall in Windows XP?

To enable firewall in Window...Start - Control panel - Security center -Turn On the Firewall Button and enable it. ...

4. Explain What is Application-Layer Firewall?

A firewall system in which service is provided by processes that maintain complete TCP connection state and sequencing. Application layer firewalls often re-address traffic so that outgoing traffic appears to have originated from the firewall, rather than the internal host.

5. Explain What is Authorization?

The process of determining what types of activities are permitted. Usually, authorization is in the context of authentication: once you have authenticated a user, they may be authorized different types of access or activity.

6. What is Screening Router?

A router configured to permit or deny traffic based on a set of permission rules installed by the administrator.

7. What is Proxy?

A software agent that acts on behalf of a user. Typical proxies accept a connection from a user, make a decision as to whether or not the user or client IP address is permitted to use the proxy, perhaps does additional authentication, and then completes a connection on behalf of the user to a remote destination.

8. What is Logging?

The process of storing information about events that occurred on the firewall or network.

9. Explain How the the two servers can communicate when the firewall is there in between?

Depend on firewall configuration, all most authorize port nb 80, so we can communicate over Http protocol. ...

10. What is Host-based Security?

The technique of securing an individual system from attack. Host based security is operating system and version dependent.

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