Firewall Management in Central

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Firewall Management in Central

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  1. Configure and Manage VPN Communities

    With our previous firewall vendor, we were able to configure VPN communities and then push this configuration out to all of the involved devices. In doing so, we would only have to configure a few parameters, and all of the required VPN connections would automatically be built.

    In the previous case, this was controlled separate from the firewall policy. A similar method would be to have a special VPN group where you could note which devices should participate. Central would then determine all of the VPN connections that needed to be created and execute the changes necessary to bring them…

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  2. Creation and editing of existing VPN configuration for Firewall Group

    Allow creation of new VPN configurations and editing of existing VPN's.

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  3. Central Firewall Manager Alert Policy Editing

    Please allow other admins to edit the Alerts profiles in CFM. Currently, only the admin that created a Alert Profile can edit that profile.

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  4. Move and copy firewall groups

    I am in the process of setting up groups for my locations and just came to the realization that I should place another group in between my current top level and children. Unfortunately, this means that all of the configuration that I've already completed on the children will need to be redone on newly created groups. Thankfully, I'm early in the process, but this still represents several days of work to get them synced.

    I would like to see the ability to move groups within the hierarchy, or at least provide a way to export/import or copy group policies to…

    2 votes
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  5. Rename Objects and Description field

    It would be very helpful to be able to rename objects that have been created as changes are often required. I would also suggest the addition of a description field.

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