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Adding a Firewall Policy


A firewall policy enforces rules for transit traffic, in terms of what traffic can pass through the firewall, and the actions that need to take place on traffic as it passes through the firewall.

Use this page to add a firewall policy and assign it to one or more sites.


A single policy can have both enterprise based intents and zone based intents for SD-WAN sites and next generation firewall sites.

To add a firewall policy:

  1. Select Configuration > Firewall > Firewall Policy,

    The Firewall Policy page appears.

  2. Click the plus icon (+).

    The Add Firewall Policy page appears.

  3. Complete the configuration settings according to the guidelines provided inTable 1. Note

    Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory.

  4. Click OK.

    The new firewall policy is created and and a confirmation message is displayed.

Table 1: Fields on the Add Firewall Policy Page




Enter a unique string of alphanumeric characters that can include spaces and some special characters.

The maximum length is 255 characters.


Enter a description for the policy; the maximum length is 255 characters.

All Sites

Select the check box to apply the firewall policy to all sites.

Select Sites

Select one or more sites to which the policy must be applied.

Select the sites from the Available column and click the right-arrow to move the sites to the Selected column.