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firewall policy

Created: 02 Mar 2014 • Updated: 15 Mar 2014 | 7 comments
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I have to know that firewall is work to block/access of any website ports etc.
I will have try to block the facebook website.
I can do thus task with symantec
How Symantec firewall can do this?

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James007's picture

Allow and Block websites using Symantec Endpoint Protection Firewall

Blocking a Website using Symantec Endpoint Protection

Article:TECH92405 | Created: 2009-01-16 | Updated: 2013-12-17 | Article URL


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technical_specialist's picture

You can create the policy to block the facebook.

How to Restrict Users to Specific Web Sites by Creating Firewall Rules for Managed Clients

Article:TECH92097  |  Created: 2009-01-28  |  Updated: 2011-01-19  |  Article URL

Check the article

AJ_01's picture

See the link

How to Restrict Users to Specific Web Sites by Creating Firewall Rules for Managed Clients

How to block all website and allow only certain websites using Network Threat Protection Firewall rule.

Below are the steps to block

1. Block particular site by Symantec Endpoint protection:
2. Choose particular Group and select policies
3. Uncheck Inherit Policies check box
4. Click on Firewall Policies and click on "Creat Non Shared policies from copy"
5. Select Rules opton which on Leftside
6. And then click on Add Rule and Click on Next
7. Select Accroding to the requirements
8. Select Host to Block particular site or system or Ip address
9. Select Accroding to the requirements
10.For Example : Here I want to block Facebook site
11.Select DNS domain
12. Provide the site name as below and click on next
13. For example Type * and Click on Finish
14. Rule 0 is created
15. Select rule 0 and right click in the action column and select Block / Allow as per the requirements:
16. To block/allow particular Port , click on Services column
17. To block/allow any application , Click on application coloumn



.Brian's picture

This link provides the quickest solution to your question:

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technical_specialist's picture

Could you please update your thread?

if your require any more assistance then please comment on the thread else mark as solution to choose the most helpful comment.

AjinBabu's picture


We can use firewall policy to block the required ports to be blocking.

# Pilot the policies on test nodes and verify then move it to production enviornment.