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Questions about Firewall Exceptions
From: "Greg T. Grimes" <gtg4 () MSSTATE EDU>
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 16:33:03 -0500

I have a few questions about how everyone handles firewall exceptions.  I
know everyone won't have the same settup as we do, but MSU is looking to
have a formal authorization process for exceptions.  Thanks in advance.

1.  Who manages your firewalls?  Central IT, Department IT?
2.  Do you you require approval for an exception in a firewall for a
  a.  If so, who approves?
  b.  What is the approval process?
  c.  Do you use a form?
3.  What exceptions do you allow or disallow?

Again, thank you in advance for your responses.  Have a great day.

Greg T. Grimes
Systems Programmer
ITS -- Network Services
Mississippi State University
greg () its msstate edu

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