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security group vs firewall

asked 2014-10-25 01:28:45 -0500

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Hi all

What is the difference between neutron security group and neutron firewall?

Thanks in advance

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answered 2014-10-25 09:53:17 -0500

In my experience, Firewall as a service(FWaaS) has control over router ports but security group brings controler over instance ports directly.

Also security group is Backward compatible with Nova security groups (EC2 & existing nova deployments)

See all snapshots here. These are snapshot of FWaaS service, and how it works.

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Thanks for your quck answer.

gherasima gravatar imagegherasima ( 2014-10-25 11:42:37 -0500 )edit

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