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Allow Inside Traffic

Allow Inside Traffic

Create a firewall rule with Allow Inside Traffic as the Permission to allow traffic from specified sources to specified destinations.

Sources can be:

  • An entire internal (INT) network.
  • An entire DMZ network.
  • A specified device on one of those networks.

Destinations can be:

  • An entire internal (INT) network.
  • An entire DMZ network.
  • An entire external network.
  • A specified device on one of those networks.

You can choose to allow inside traffic that uses a transport Protocol of TCP or UDP. Select the Protocol of Any to allow inside traffic over both TCP and UDP. You can also choose to allow inside traffic on a specific port, a range of ports, or any port from the selected source. Ports must be in the decimal range of 1-65534.

Create Rule

  1. Click Create Firewall Rule.
  2. The Create Firewall Rule dialog appears.

Select Permission

  1. Select Permission of Allow Inside Traffic.
  2. Select a Line Number.

Select From Source Type

The From Source Type selects the extent of the source to the firewall:

  • An entire internal network.
  • A particular internal device.

Network

  1. Select From Source Type of Network.
  2. Select a Network.

Device

  1. Select From Source Type of Device.
  2. Select a Network.
  3. Select a Compute Pool to narrow the device selection.
  4. Select a Device.
  5. Select a Device IP address.

Select To Destination Type

The To Destination Type selects the extent of the destination from the firewall:

  • Any internal network or device.
  • An entire internal network.
  • A particular internal device.
  • An entire external network.
  • A particular external IP address.

Any

  1. Select To Destination Type of Any, every internal network and device is available as a destination.

Network

  1. Select To Destination Type of Network.
  2. Select a Network.

Device

  1. Select To Destination Type of Device.
  2. Select a Network.
  3. Select a Compute Pool to narrow the device selection.
  4. Select a Device.
  5. Select a Device IP address.

External Network

  1. Select To Destination Type of External Network.
  2. Type Network IP.
  3. Type network prefix Size.

External Server

  1. Select To Destination Type of External Server.
  2. Type IP Address.

Select a Protocol and Port

Select a protocol and port for allowing inside traffic.

Any Protocol and Any Port

  1. Select Protocol of Any.
  2. Select Port of Any to allow all ports, which is the only choice permitted.

TCP or UDP Protocol and Any Port

  1. Select Protocol of TCP or UDP.
  2. Select Port of Any to allow all ports.

TCP or UDP Protocol and a Single Port

  1. Select Protocol of TCP or UDP.
  2. Select Port of Port >> to allow a single port.
  3. Type the port number.

TCP or UDP Protocol and a Range of Ports

  1. Select Protocol of TCP or UDP.
  2. Select Port of Port Range >> to allow a range of ports.
  3. Type the starting port number.
  4. Type the ending port number.

Save

  1. Click Save.
  2. The new firewall rule appears in the firewall rule list.