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Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

How to Create and Apply Schedule Objects

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Create schedules to configure time restrictions on an hourly, weekly, or calendar-date basis that can be applied to access rules and application policies. Rules and policies that include a schedule are active only for the date and/or time span defined in the schedule. Schedules use the time of the firewall they are running on.

Create a Schedule

  1. Go to FIREWALL > Schedules.
  2. Click Add Schedule to create a new schedule. The Add Schedule window opens.

  3. Enter a Name for the schedule.
  4. Select Terminate Existing Sessions if open connections should be closed as soon as the time restriction applies.

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  5. To activate the schedule for specific day and time intervals:

    1. Select the Recurring check box.

    2. Select the days and enter the times for the schedule to be active.

    3. Click the plus sign (+) to add the time interval.
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      A time schedule entry can cover up to one week, starting on Mon-00:00, and ending on Mo 00:00 of the next week. To enable the schedule for an interval crossing the Mo 00:00 threshold, split the entry. E.g., Fri-15:00 to Mo 00:00 and Mon-00:00 to Tue-10:30.

  6. To activate the schedule only in a specific date range:

    1. Select the One-Time check box.

    2. Specify the date range using the From and To fields.
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  7. Click Save.

The schedule is now displayed in the SCHEDULES list and can be used when creating access rules and application policies.

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Edit / Delete a Schedule

To edit a schedule, click the edit symbol next to the entry. In the Edit Schedule window, edit the settings for the object, and click Save. To delete a schedule, click the trash can icon next to the entry and click OK.

Apply the Schedule to an Access Rule or Application Policy

To apply the schedule to an access rule:

  1. Go to FIREWALL > Firewall Rules.
  2. Create a new access rule or edit the rule you want to apply the schedule to.
  3. In the Add / Edit Access Rule window, click the Advanced tab.
  4. Select the schedule from the Apply only during this time drop-down list.
  5. Finish editing the rule and click Save.

To apply the schedule to an application policy:

  1. Go to FIREWALL > Application Policy.
  2. Create a new policy or edit the rule you want to apply the schedule to.
  3. In the Add / Edit Policy Rule window, click the Advanced tab.
  4. Select the schedule from the Time drop-down list.
  5. Finish editing the application policy and click Save.
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