Firewall Overview

This topic is ONLY relevant to security gateways. It is NOT relevant to managed switches.


Figure 1.  Firewall Menu

The Configure section in the left navigation of the Central Management System (CMS) contains a Firewall menu (Fig. 1).  Here you can manage firewall rules to restrict traffic inbound to, outbound from, and internal to your networks.

Inbound Rules Page

The Inbound Rules page allows you to manage firewall rules for the selected Mako that affect traffic inbound from each wide area network (WAN).

Outbound Rules Page

The Outbound Rules page allows you to manage firewall rules for the selected Mako that affect traffic outbound to each WAN.

Intranet Rules Page

The Intranet Rules page allows you to manage firewall rules for the selected Mako that affect traffic within each local area network (LAN).

IPSec Rules Page

The IPsec Rules page allows you to manage firewall rules for the selected Mako that affect traffic for each Internet Protocol Security (IPsec) Virtual Private Network (VPN).

VPN Cloud Rules Page

The VPN Cloud Rules page allows you to manage firewall rules for the selected Mako that affect traffic for each VPN cloud.

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