Configuring Firewall Authentication (NSM Procedure)

You can configure the firewall authentication for pass-through, traceoptions, and Web authentication options.

To configure firewall authentication:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
  2. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the device for which you want to configure the firewall authentication feature.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Access > Firewall Authentication.
  4. Enter a comment for the firewall authentication in Comment.
  5. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the firewall authentication parameters.

Configuring Pass-Through

To configure pass-through:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
  2. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the device for which you want to configure the pass-through feature.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Access > Firewall Authentication > Pass Through.
  4. Enter a comment for pass-through in Comment.
  5. Select the name of the profile used if it is not used in the policy in Default Profile.
  6. Add or modify settings as specified in Table 13.
  7. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the pass-through settings.

Table 13: Pass-Through Configuration Details

OptionFunctionYour Action

Firewall Authentication > Pass Through > Ftp / Http / Telnet

Comment

Supplies a descriptive comment for the pass-through firewall user authentication for FTP/HTTP/Telnet.

(Optional) Enter a comment.

Firewall Authentication > Pass Through > Ftp / Http / Telnet > Banner

Comment

Supplies a descriptive comment for the banner session for FTP/HTTP/Telnet.

(Optional) Enter a comment.

Login

Specifies the message that will be displayed before login.

Enter an appropriate login message.

Success

Specifies the message that will be displayed on successful login.

Enter an appropriate message for a successful login.

Fail

Specifies the message that will be displayed after failed user login.

Enter an appropriate message for a failed user login.

Configuring Traceoptions

To configure traceoptions:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
  2. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the device for which you want to configure the traceoptions.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Access > Firewall Authentication > Traceoptions.
  4. Enter a comment for the traceoptions in Comment.
  5. Select the check box to disable remote tracing in No Remote Trace.
  6. Add or modify settings as specified in Table 14.
  7. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the traceoptions settings.

Table 14: Traceoptions Configuration Details

OptionFunctionYour Action

Firewall Authentication > Traceoptions > File

Comment

Supplies a descriptive comment for the file traceoptions.

(Optional) Enter a comment.

Filename

Specifies the name of the file in which to write the trace information.

Enter a filename for the trace information.

Size

Specifies the maximum trace file size.

Enter the maximum trace file size.

Files

Specifies the maximum number of trace files.

Set the number of trace files.

Range: 2 through 1000.

world-reachable

Specifies that the executables are readable by any user.

Select the option.

no-world-reachable

Specifies that the executables are not readable by any user.

Select the option.

Match

Specifies the regular expression for the lines to be logged.

Enter the regular expression.

Firewall Authentication > Traceoptions > Flag

Name

Specifies the flag name.

Select a flag name from the list.

Comment

Supplies a descriptive comment for the flag option.

(Optional) Enter a comment.

Configuring Web Authentication

To configure Web authentication:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
  2. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the device for which you want to configure the Web authentication.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Access > Firewall Authentication > Web Authentication.
  4. Enter a comment for the Web authentication in Comment.
  5. Select the name of the profile used if it is not used in the policy in Default Profile.
  6. Add or modify settings as specified in Table 15.
  7. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the Web authentication settings.

Table 15: Web Authentication Configuration Details

OptionFunctionYour Action

Firewall Authentication > Web Authentication > Banner

Comment

Supplies a descriptive comment for the banner.

(Optional) Enter a comment.

Success

Specifies the message that will be displayed on a successful login.

Enter an appropriate message for a successful login.

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