Firewall Analyzer - Rule Management - Rule Administration - How to

1. How to add 'Network Objects' or 'Service Objects' or 'Security Rules' using Firewall Analyzer?

  1. Go to Rule Management > Rule Administration tab,
  2. Select required tab, Network Objects or Service Objects or Device Rule.
  3. Click Add button and add the required objects,
  4. Added object will not affect firewall till the Push action is performed in the review tab. You need to review the object in Review tab and push the changes.

2. How to revert Add or Edit or Delete actions performed on objects or rules using Firewall Analyzer?

  1. Go to Rule Management > Rule Administration > Change History tab.
  2. Click the Revert icon in Action column,
  3. Reverted changes will not affect firewall till the Push action performed in the Review tab. You need to review the object in Review tab and push the changes.

3. How to edit 'Network Objects' or 'Service Objects' or 'Security Rules' using Firewall Analyzer?

  1. Go to Rule Management > Rule Administration > Network Objects or Service Objects or Device Rule tab > Firewall Objects tab.
  2. Click Edit icon in the Action column.
  3. Update the new changes.
  4. Updated changes will not affect firewall till the Push action performed in the Review tab. You need to review the object in Review tab and push the changes.

4. How to delete 'Network Objects' or 'Service Objects' or 'Security Rules' using Firewall Analyzer?

  1. Go to Rule Management > Rule Administration > Network Objects or Service Objects or Device Rule tab > Firewall Objects tab.
  2. Click Delete icon in the Action column.
  3. Delete changes will not affect firewall till the Push action performed in the Review tab. You need to review the object in Review tab and push the changes.

5. How to delete 'Local Objects'?

  1. Go to Rule Management > Rule Administration > Network Objects or Service Objects or Device Rule tab > Firewall Objects tab.
  2. Click Delete icon in the Action column.
  3. Local Objects will be deleted and will not affect the firewall. After clicking Push button in Review tab only, the local object changes are applied in to firewall.

6. How to configure 'Cleanup Settings'?

  1. Go to Rule Management > Rule Administration > Change History tab.
  2. Click Cleanup Settings button and configure the settings.
  3. Based on the set time criteria, Change History table will cleanup automatically.

7. What is Rule Administration?

  • Firewall Rule Administration functionality of Firewall Analyzer helps you to add, edit, delete Network Objects, Service Objects or Device Rules from Firewall Analyzer web console. Using this, you can review and push those changes into firewall. Firewall Analyzer will maintain historical object add, edit, delete changes in Change History tab. Using Revert option, you can revert edited, deleted changes in firewall.

8. What is 'Local Object'?

  1. You can access the Local Objects, through Rule Management > Rule Administration > Network Objects or Service Objects or Device Rule tab > Local Objects tab.
  2. In the Local Objects tab, newly added, edited, deleted objects are listed.
  3. The changes made to the Local Objects will not affect the firewall. Once the push action is performed in Review tab, then only Local Objects will be reflected into firewall.After the successful add, edit, delete command execution, Local Objects data will be cleaned upautomatically. For the purpose of tracking and reverting purpose, Firewall Analyzer will maintain pushed object details in Changes History tab.

9. What is 'Firewall Object'?

  1. You can access the Firewall Objects, through Rule Management > Rule Administration > Network Objects or Service Objects or Device Rule tab > Firewall Objects tab.
  2. In the Firewall Objects tab, objects currently available in the firewall are listed.

10. What is the purpose of 'Push' action?

  1. Go to Rule Management > Rule Administration > Change History tab. Click Push button.
  2. When you click this button, Firewall Analyzer performs the add, edit, delete Local Objects commands in firewall. For the purpose of tracking and reverting purpose, Firewall Analyzer will maintain pushed object details in Changes History tab.

11. What is listed under 'Local Rules'?

  1. You can access the Local Rules, through Rule Management > Rule Administration > Security Rules tab > Local Rules tab.
  2. In the Local Rules tab, newly added, edited, deleted rules are listed.
  3. The changes made to the Local Rules will not affect the firewall. Once the Push action is performed in Review tab, then only Local Rules will be reflected in the firewall. After the successful add, edit, delete command execution. Local Rules data will be cleaned up automatically. For the purpose of tracking and reverting purpose, Firewall Analyzer will maintain pushed objects, rules details in Changes History tab.

12. What is listed under 'Firewall Rules'?

  1. You can access the Firewall Rules, through Rule Management > Rule Administration > Security Rules tab > Firewall Rules tab.
  2. In the Firewall Rules tab, rules, objects currently available in the firewall are listed.

13. How to perform 'Revert' action?

  1. You can access the Revert action button, through Rule Management > Rule Administration > Commit tab.
  2. This option is supported only for objects, rules added, edited, deleted using Firewall Analyzer.
  3. After performing Revert action, that object will be listed in Local Objects or Local Rules tab.

14. What is the purpose of 'Cleanup Settings'?

  1. You can use this settings to auto cleanup Commit history table data.
  2. Go to Rule Management > Rule Administration > Commit tab. Click Cleanup button.

 

 

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