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Add a Protocol Endpoint

Use the Protocols page to add a new protocol, which you can specify as a source endpoint or destination endpoint in firewall filter terms.

To add a protocol:

  1. Select Configuration > Shared Objects > Protocols.

    The Protocols page appears.

  2. Click the add icon (+) to add a new protocol.

    The Add Protocol Endpoint page appears.

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

    Fields marked with * are mandatory.

  4. Click OK to save the changes. If you want to discard your changes, click Cancel instead.

    The new protocol is created. You are returned to the Protocols page where a confirmation message is displayed.

Table 1 provides guidelines on using the fields on the Add Protocol Endpoint page.

Table 1: Fields on the Add Protocol Endpoint Page



Protocol Number

Enter a valid protocol number.

Range is 0-255.

Example: egp (8), esp (50), gre (47), icmp (1), igmp (2), ipip (4), ospf (89), pim (103), rsvp (46), tcp (6), udp (17)


Enter a description for the protocol.