Blocking traffic to or from a specific server

Article:HOWTO54998  |  Created: 2011-06-29  |  Updated: 2011-12-16  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO54998
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Blocking traffic to or from a specific server

To block traffic to or from a specific server, you can block the traffic by IP address rather than by domain name or host name. Otherwise, the user may be able to access the IP address equivalent of the host name.

To block traffic to or from a specific server

  1. In the console, open a Firewall policy.

  2. On the Firewall Policy page, click Rules.

  3. On the Rules tab, in the Rules list, select the rule you want to edit, right-click the Host field, and then click Edit.

  4. In the Host List dialog box, do one of the following actions:

    • Click Source/Destination.

    • Click Local/Remote.

  5. Do one of the following tasks:

    To select a host type from the Type drop-down list

    Do all of the following tasks:

    • In the Source and Destination or Local and Remote tables, click Add.

    • In the Host dialog box, select a host type from the Type drop-down list, and type the appropriate information for each host type.

    • Click OK.

      The host that you created is automatically enabled.

    To select a host group

    In the Host List dialog box, do one of the following actions:

    • Click Source/Destination.

    • Click Local/Remote.

    Then in the Host List dialog box, check the box in the Enabled column for any host group that you want to added to the rule.

  6. Add additional hosts, if necessary.

  7. Click OK to return to the Rules list.

See Setting up firewall rules

See Customizing firewall rules

See Editing a policy.

See Adding host groups.


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