Moving and Copying Firewall Rules

Moving a Rule

You can Move Firewall Control rules should one have been created in an incorrect Policy.

  • You have a rule for Policy A: Copy it to use it in Policy B

To move Firewall Control rules between Policies:

  1. Edit the Policy where the rule to be moved is present
  2. Select the Network Control tab
  3. Select a rule (or multiple rules if more than one are to be moved)
  4. Click Actions and select Move
  5. The Move Rules dialog will open - Select Group in the Access Level section
  6. DO NOT select Account or Site as these options only allow selection of the Default Group Policy, which cannot be amended afterwards, but it will recieve the rules if moved. Be careful of inheritance rules if you do move a Rule to the Default Group Profile).

  7. Select your Account from the Select account drop-down menu (it is the only entry present in the drop-down)
  8. Select Default Site from the Select site drop-down menu (this the only option present in the drop-down)
  9. The available Policies are now shown - click the Policy where the Rule is to be moved to
  10. Click Move Rules

Copying a Rule

You can Copy a Firewall Control rule to use it in multiple Policies.

To copy Firewall Control rules:

  1. Edit the Policy where the rule to be copied is present
  2. Select the Network Control tab
  3. Select a rule (or multiple rules if more than one are to be moved)
  4. Click Actions and select Copy
  5. The Copy Rules dialog will open - Select Group in the Access Level section
  6. DO NOT select Account or Site as these options only allow selection of the Default Group Policy, which cannot be amended afterwards, but it will receive the rules if copied to it. Be careful of inheritance rules if you do copy a Rule to the Default Group Profile).

  7. Select your Account from the Select account drop-down menu (it is the only entry present in the drop-down)
  8. Select Default Site from the Select site drop-down menu (this the only option present in the drop-down)
  9. The available Policies are now shown - click the Policy where the Rule is to be copied to
  10. Click Copy Rules