Firewall Services in Enterprise Manager Portal Overview

The basic firewall that you configure will be enforced on all Internet access links subordinate to the subscriber you select in the navigation pane. When you have configured a basic firewall, you can create firewall exceptions—variances from the basic firewall—for specific categories of traffic.

Firewall exception rules block traffic that otherwise would be permitted to traverse the firewall, or to admit traffic that would otherwise be blocked. Exceptions specify criteria against which each packet is inspected.

How you configure firewall exceptions depends on which type of firewall service the ISP enabled. Enterprise Manager Portal can support one of the following: