You can edit and delete only the user-defined firewall rules that were added to an edge gateway. You cannot edit or delete an auto-generated rule or a default rule, except for changing the action setting of the default rule. You can change the priority order of user-defined rules.

For details about the available settings for the various cells of a rule, see Add an NSX Data Center for vSphere Edge Gateway Firewall Rule.


  1. Open Edge Gateway Services.
    1. Navigate to Networking > Edges.
    2. Select the edge gateway to edit, and click Services.
  2. Click the Firewall tab.
  3. Manage the firewall rules.
    • Disable a rule by clicking the green check mark in its No. cell. The green check mark turns to a red disabled icon. If the rule is disabled and you want to enable the rule, click the red disabled icon.
    • Edit a rule name by double-clicking in its Name cell and typing the new name.
    • Modify the settings for a rule, such as the source or action settings, by selecting the appropriate cell and using the displayed controls.
    • Delete a rule by selecting it and clicking the Delete button located above the rules table.
    • Hide system-generated rules by using the Show only user-defined rules toggle.
    • Move a rule up or down in the rules table by selecting the rule and clicking the up and down arrow buttons located above the rules table.
  4. Click Save changes.