An MAC set is a group of MAC addresses that you can create at an organization virtual data center level. You can use a MAC set as the source or destination in a firewall rule.

You create an MAC set by using the Grouping Objects page. To open this page, you must navigate either to the distributed firewall settings of the organization VDC, or to the services settings of an edge gateway that belongs to the organization VDC.

Procedure

  1. Open the Grouping Objects page.
    Option Action
    From the distributed firewall settings of the organization VDC
    1. From the main menu (Menu), select Cloud Resources.
    2. In the left panel, click Organization VDCs.
    3. Select the radio button next to the name of the target organization virtual data center, and click Manage firewall.
    4. Click the Grouping Objects tab.
    From the services settings of an edge gateway on the organization VDC
    1. From the main menu (Menu), select Cloud Resources.
    2. In the left panel, click Edge Gateways.
    3. Select the radio button next to the name of an edge gateway that belongs to the target organization virtual data center, and click Services.
    4. Click the Grouping Objects tab.
  2. Click the MAC Sets tab.
    The MAC sets that are already defined are displayed on the screen.
  3. To add a MAC set, click the Create (Create button) button.
  4. Enter a name for the set, optionally, a description, and the MAC addresses to be included in the set.
  5. To save the MAC set, click Keep.

Results

The new MAC set is available for selection as the source or destination in firewall rules.