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Selecting Firewall Destination

 

The following procedures provides various methods using which you can choose a firewall destination end point:

Adding an End Point as Firewall Destination

View and select the end point from the complete list of addresses, applications, departments, services, sites, site groups, or zones.

Note
  • When you choose Any address or service as the destination, it implies that traffic is flowing outside the network unless a site or department is mentioned explicitly.

  • Unless you choose a site, site group, or department as a destination end point, it is implied the traffic will flow outside your network.

  1. Click on Destination. A list of relevant end points are displayed.
  2. Click on View more results link provided at the bottom of the destination end points. The complete list of addresses, departments, sites, and site groups is displayed in the End Points panel on the right.
  3. (Optional) Click the edit icon to edit the address, department, or site group end point. You cannot edit a site end point.
  4. Click check mark icon () to select the end point as a destination.

Selecting Firewall Destination Using Abbreviations

Enter an abbreviation in the Destination field to select the destination end point from a filtered list of destination endpoints.

  • To view a filtered list of addresses, enter ADDR or addr.

  • To view a filtered list of addresses, enter APPS or apps.

  • To view a filtered list of departments, enter DEPT or dept.

  • To view a filtered list of services, enter SVCS or svcs.

  • To view a filtered list of sites, enter SITE or site.

  • To view a filtered list of site groups, enter STGP or stgp.

  • To view a filtered list of zones, enter ZONE or zone.

Click the endpoints in the filtered list to select them. You can also select the end point from the complete list of addresses, departments, sites, and site groups. See Adding an End Point as Firewall Destination.

Selecting a Firewall Destination from the End Points Panel

You can select a firewall destination end point from the End Points panel. Alternately, you can create a new firewall destination end point from the End Points panel, see Creating and Selecting a Firewall Destination from the End Points Panel.

To select an firewall destination end point from the from the End Points panel:

  1. Click on the Destination field.
  2. Click the lesser-than icon (<) on the right.

    The End Points panel appears, displaying the list of available addresses, departments, sites, site groups, or zones.

  3. (Optional) To view more information about a destination end point, click the details icon on the right of the end point. To edit the destination end point, click the edit icon (pencil symbol) on the right of the end point.Note

    You can only edit or view details of a destination end point if these options appear on right side of the end point when you hover over it. Not all endpoints provide these options.

  4. Click the check mark icon () to add the end point as a destination.

Creating and Selecting a Firewall Destination from the End Points Panel

To create an new destination end point from the End Points panel:

  1. Click the add icon (+) on the top right of the panel and select the type of end point you want to create, among the options provided.

    Based on the option you select, the respective page appears. Fill in the required details to create a new end point.

    After the end point is created, it appears in the Endpoints panel.

  2. Click the check mark icon () to add the new end point as a destination.

Creating Addresses from Destination

You can use one of the following ways to create a new address from the Destination and use the newly created address as a destination end point:

  • Type the address directly in the Destination field. If the address is valid, it is created immediately and added as a destination end point.

  • Create an address from the Destination field, using the following steps:

    1. In the Destination field, type addr. The Add new address link appears at the bottom of the list of addresses.
    2. Click Add new address to create a new address.

      The Create Addresses page appears.

    3. Configure the new address. See Creating Addresses or Address Groups.
    4. Click Save to save the new address.

      The new address is created, and will be listed as an option for the destination. Select the new address to add it to the destination.