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  Introducing mod_security
Subject:   Relationship with gateway? Embedded firewall vs. gateway
Date:   2005-01-24 12:50:07
From:   vippi-va-voom
Response to: Relationship with gateway? Embedded firewall vs. gateway

>while gateway firewalls are on a separate machine so the crash will not affect the Web servers.


The gateway/firewall will stop the http server no matter where it is, when it crashes. It does affect the web server, though indirectly.