The access profile logging feature allows you to use dynamic ACL rules to control access to Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) services on the switch.
When access profile logging is enabled for HTTP, the switch logs messages and increments counters when packets are denied access to HTTP. No messages are logged for permitted access.
NoteFor more information on ExtremeXOS software support for HTTP, see Hypertext Transfer Protocol.
You can manage HTTP access using one (not both) of the following methods:
One advantage of ACL policy files is that you can copy the file and use it on other switches. One advantage to applying individual ACL rules is that you can enter the rules at the CLI command prompt, which can be easier than opening, editing, and saving a policy file.