BGP and Firewalls...

Gregory Croft gcroft at
Wed Dec 7 18:04:10 UTC 2011

I'm not having problems... Well, not yet anyways.  :) 

Just investigating to see if there is a reason I shouldn't use a
firewall at the edge versus a dedicated router as well as to see if
anyone can share their specific experience with the PAN devices. 

Thanks everyone! 

-----Original Message-----
From: christopher.morrow at [mailto:christopher.morrow at]
On Behalf Of Christopher Morrow
Sent: Wednesday, December 07, 2011 12:44 PM
To: Gregory Croft
Cc: nanog at
Subject: Re: BGP and Firewalls...

On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 12:31 PM, Gregory Croft
<gcroft at> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Does anyone have any experience with using firewalls as edge devices 
> when BGP is concerned?
> Specifically the Palo Alto series of devices.

nokia/checkpoint has done this for ages. what's the problem you have?

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