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About the Environment Page

To access this page, click Configure > Environment.

Use the Environment page to configure and manage the environment variables and its conditions to dynamically change firewall rule actions.

Every time the environment changes, you do not have to go through the entire rule configuration. Instead, rules are modified dynamically when the environment changes; you are required to only update the value of the variables.

Typically, network administrators configure environment variables and conditions.

Tasks You Can Perform

You can perform the following tasks from the Environment page:

You can perform the following tasks from the Environment page:

Field Descriptions

Table 1 provides guidelines on using the fields on the Environment Variables page.

Table 1: Fields on the Environment Page



Variables tab


Specifies the name of the environment variable.

Possible Values

Specifies the user-defined values for each variable to secure the network situation.

Current Value

Specifies the current value of the variable.

Used In

Specifies the environment conditions where the variable is used and the number of rules assigned to that condition.

Click the number of conditions or rules for more information.

Last Changed On

Specifies the last modified date and time of the variable.

Environment Conditions tab

Condition Name

Specifies the name of the condition.

The green dot before the condition name means that the condition is active.

Variables Used

Specifies the environment variables used in that particular condition.

Current State

Specifies the current state of the condition. For example, active or inactive.

Used In

Specifies the number of rules that matches the condition.

Activated Count

Shows the number of times the condition was active.

Status Changed On

Specifies the date and time of the state change from active to inactive and vice versa.