3.7. The SGD Gateway

The SGD Gateway is a proxy server designed to be deployed in front of an SGD array in a demilitarized zone (DMZ). This enables the SGD array to be located on the internal network of an organization.

Using the SGD Gateway is the preferred alternative to running your SGD servers with firewall traversal, also called firewall forwarding. See Section 3.8, “Firewall Traversal”.

Using the Gateway has the following advantages, compared to using firewall traversal:

See About the SGD Gateway for more information about how to install and configure the SGD Gateway.