CCNP Security Question of the Week

What is another name for application layer gateway?

  1. IPS
  2. Proxy
  3. Dynamic firewall
  4. Stateful firewall


The answer is 2.

An application layer gateway (ALG) is commonly called an (application) proxy. It is a piece of software that is designed to act as an intermediary and relay application layer requests and responses between clients and servers.

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