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Firewall

The firewall module manages firewall rules, such as block a user mac address which in effect blocks the user from accessing the network, Block TCP or UDP for block certain website or port from being accessible to the user. The policy can let you set it globally for all NAS equipment or to a specific NAS equipment. To access the firewall module click on Policy > Firewall from the navigation.


NOTE:

The firewall module is only supported by few NAS brand as some does not support push API from Kiwire™, refer to the equipment compatible list.





The field and its function description is listed below.

FieldFunction
ZoneDefault zone assign to the firewall.
HostHostname / IP address or Mac address.
* NOTE : MAC Address format is xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
RuleThe rules that define the zone.
RemarkAny description or remarks.
Action

Modules action :

  • To edit the setting of the firewall policy.
  • To delete the firewall policy.




Add New Firewall Policy

Click on “Add Firewall Policy” button and populate the required fields. Fill in the field with relevant information to complete the process.



The field and its function description is listed below.

FieldFunction
NASSelect “ALL” for a global blocking where the firewall rule will be applied to all or to a specific NAS.
Host / MacHostname / IP address or Mac address.
* NOTE : MAC Address format is xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
Policy
  • Block this IP Address : Block the IP from user to access the IP or to the network.
  • Block MAC Address : Block the mac address from connecting to the network.
  • Block TCP Port : Block the TCP Port no from network.
  • Block UDP Port : Block the UDP port no from network.
RemarkDescription or remark of the rules.




Edit or Delete Firewall Policy

Click the edit icon on the listing screen to edit the firewall policy. The edit screen is displayed in which you can edit the setting of the firewall policy. Click on the delete icon to delete the firewall policy. A prompt will be displayed to ask for your confirmation to proceed to delete the firewall policy. Please exercise with caution as this, not a reversible action.