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Configuring the Firewall Device

Zones, physical interfaces, and routing instances are the basic building blocks of firewall policy and NAT policy. You can configure them from the Resources > Devices > Device-Name > Configuration page.


The Configuration tab that was available in earlier releases for stage-2 template-based configuration is renamed as Configuration Template.

To configure the firewall device:

  1. Select Resources > Devices .

    The Devices page appears.

  2. Click the device name that you want to configure.

    The Device-Name page appears

  3. Click the Configuration tab.

    The physical interfaces, routing instances, and zones tabs appear.

  4. Complete the configuration settings according to the guidelines provided inTable 1.
  5. Click OK to save the changes.

    The newly created physical interfaces, routing instances, and zones are displayed in the relevant tabs in the Configurations page.

Table 1: Fields on the Device Configuration Page



Physical Interfaces  

Interface Name

Name of the physical interface on the device.

Logical Interfaces

Click View/Configure to view or configure the logical interfaces associated with the physical interface on the device.

To view and add logical interfaces for a physical interface, see About the Logical Interfaces Page and Adding a Logical Interface.



Name of the zone that you use for firewall policies and NAT policies.

To add a new security zone, see Adding a Security Zone.


Interfaces associated with the zone.


Screen name for the security zone.


Description for the zone.

Routing Instances  


Name of the routing instances for security configuration. A routing instance is a collection of routing tables, interfaces, and routing protocol parameters.

Static Route

Click View/Configure to view or configure the static routes associated with a routing instance on the device.


Name of the interface over which the traffic flows.

Instance Type

Type of routing instance.


Description of the routing instance.