AP IPv4 Firewall Rules

Create firewall IP address rules to let any computer send or receive traffic from, programs, system services, computers or users. IP firewall rules can be created to provide one of the three actions listed below:
  • Allow a connection.
  • Allow a connection only if it is secured through the use of Internet Protocol security.
  • Block a connection.

Rules can be created for either inbound or outbound traffic.

To view an access point's IP firewall rules:

  1. Select the Statistics menu from the Web UI.
  2. Expand the System node from the navigation pane (on the left-hand side of the screen). The System node expands to display the RF Domains created within the managed network.
  3. Expand an RF Domain node, and select one of it's connected access points. The access point's statistics menu displays in the right-hand side of the screen, with the Health tab selected by default.
  4. Expand the Firewall menu.
  5. Select IP Firewall Rules.
    The Statistics > AP > Firewall > IP Firewall Rule screen displays in the right-hand pane.
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    This screen displays the following:

    Displays the precedence (priority) applied to packets. Every rule has a unique precedence value between 1 - 5000. You cannot add two rules with the same precedence value.

    Friendly String

    This is a string that provides more information as to the contents of the rule.

    Hit Count

    Displays the number of times each WLAN ACL has been triggered.

  6. Select Refresh to update the screen‘s statistics counters to their latest values.