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    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 1.
    7. Click one:
      • OK—Saves the changes.
      • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
      • Apply—Applies the pass-through settings.

    Table 1: 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 2.
    7. Click one:
      • OK—Saves the changes.
      • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
      • Apply—Applies the traceoptions settings.

    Table 2: 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 3.
    7. Click one:
      • OK—Saves the changes.
      • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
      • Apply—Applies the Web authentication settings.

    Table 3: 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.

    Published: 2013-01-06