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Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

How to Create Network Objects

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Create a network object containing an IP address, a reference to another network object, and a network.

Do not change the dynamic network objects that are automatically generated by the CloudGen Firewall or Control Center.

Create a Network Object

  1. Go to CONFIGURATION > Configuration Tree > Box > Assigned Services > Firewall > Forwarding Rules.
  2. In the left menu, cli ck Networks
  3. Click Lock.
  4. Right-click the table and select  New. The  Edit/Create Network Object  window opens.    
  5. Enter a Name for the network object. E.g., ExampleNetworkObject
  6. In the  Include Entries  section, click  + . The Edit/Create Include Entry window opens. 
  7. For each Include Entry:
    1. Enter the IP address that should be included in the IP field. 
    2. (optional) Enter the MAC address. This is evaluated only when the network object is used as the Source in an access rule. 
    3. (optional) Enter the Interface. This is evaluated only when the network object is used as the Source in an access rule.
    4. Click  Insert to add additional entries, or Insert and Close to insert when your are done.
  8. In the  Exclude Entry  section, add the IP addresses that should be excluded from the rule.
  9. Click  OK .
  10. Click  Send Changes  and Activate .

You can now use the network object in your access rules. When creating or editing an access rule, click Object Viewer in the left menu to see a list of all available network objects.