Review of Software Defined Networking Based Firewall Issues and Solutions

  • Karan GargEmail author
  • Rejo Mathew
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 49)


Software defined networking (SDN) is an architecture that provides flexibility in network. Introduction of this technology enables efficient network configuration that helps to improve network performance. By introducing controller system in firewall, it does help in controlling the network but it also introduces new issues regarding it. As we know controller is a high value target for attacker. If attacker compromises a controller then he/she can have a total control of network. Network of this type can be improved by tweaking it bit. This paper aims to review some of the issues faced in SDN based Firewall & their origins and also their different Solutions. And a comparison between solutions based on their parameters.


Software defined networking SDN Security issues Firewall Flow entries OpenFlow Network Controller 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.I.T. DepartmentMukesh Patel School of Technology, Management and Engineering, NMIMSMumbaiIndia

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