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    Creating a Metadata

    Use the Create Metadata page to define new metadata of your choice. The metadata is assigned to address objects and used in the firewall policy rules.

    Note: Metadata cannot be assigned to address groups.

    To create a new metadata:

    1. Select Configure > Shared Objects > Object Metadata.

      The Metadata page appears.

    2. Click the add icon (+).

      The Create Metadata page appears.

    3. Complete the configuration according to the guidelines provided in Table 1.
    4. Click Ok.

      A new metadata is created. Associate the new metadata to an address. See Creating Addresses and Address Groups.

      Click Cancel to discard the changes.

    Table 1: Fields on the Create Metadata Page

    Field

    Description

    Name

    Enter a unique string of alphanumeric characters, colons, periods, dashes, and underscores. No spaces are allowed; maximum length is 63 characters.

    For example: Location

    Possible Value

    Define the possible metadata values. You can use only alphabetical characters. Values must be comma separated.

    For example, Bangalore, Sunnyvale, and so on.

    Modified: 2017-12-21