Mention the steps to set up a firewall

Following are the steps you have to take to set up a firewall:

  • Username/password: Alter the default password of a firewall device.

  • Remote Administration: Make sure the Remote Administration function is turned off at all times.

  • Configure suitable ports for the web server, FTP, and other programmes to operate correctly.

  • To avoid conflicts, turn down the DHCP server before installing a firewall.

  • Logging: To examine firewall troubleshoots and logs, enable logging.

  • Policies: Use the firewall to set up robust security policies.