You can delete only user-defined firewall rules that are added in the NSX Edge Firewall tab.


  1. Log in to the vSphere Web Client.
  2. Click Networking & Security > NSX Edges.
  3. Double-click an NSX Edge.
  4. Click Manage > Firewall.
  5. Select a user-defined rule to delete.
    Restriction: You cannot delete the following types of firewall rules:
    • Default rule
    • System-generated internal (auto-plumbed) rules
    • Predefined distributed firewall rules that are applied to the edge by using the Firewall user interface (Networking & Security > Security > Firewall).
  6. Click the Delete (Delete Icon in HTML5 UI. or Delete icon in Flex UI.) icon.
  7. Click Publish Changes.