I have a Netgear Orbi Router plus two satellites running in my mesh network (RBK23).
My question relates to my Firewalla Gold and how it may record/log external threats.
Historically, the Orbi Router would log external threats or attempts at communication, typically dozens or hundreds of them on a daily basis. These are the typical Port Scans, DoS Syn/Ack, TCP/UDP Chargen, ACK Scan, Land attacks, etc.
Now, I am aware there have been opinions in the community that Netgear does a poor job at actually identifying legitimate threats, often mischaracterizing non-threats incorrectly. I cannot say with authority if this is true or not, but what I was expecting to see in Firewalla were notices of similar protective efforts now that I have added it to the network. I do not see anything like this so far...
So with the Orbi router in AP / Bridge mode, a quick look at their log shows a sync with ntp for time synchronization.... and that's basically it. Gone are the hundreds of daily external pokes and prods made from sources unknown.
I suppose if Firewalla performs this protection automatically, intercepts and terminates these attempts quietly and with no fanfare, and just doesn't log or alert me about it (as it's an oh-so-common-internet-thing, nothing to see here folks....)... well that's fine.
I'd just like to know for sure... either way. Thanks!
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