could pfsense be considered a deep packet inspection firewall ?

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by lunarlander, Oct 1, 2017.

  1. lunarlander

    lunarlander Registered Member

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    Hi,

    I have read that deep packet inspection means to be able to interpret layer 7. So pfsense has snort, which are rules that examine layer 7 and block traffic. So could pfsense be considered a deep packet inspection firewall ?
     
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