You can configure firewall sections and firewall rules for the bridge port of a layer 2 bridge-backed logical switch. The bridge must be created using NSX Edge nodes.


Verify that the switch is attached to a bridge profile. See Create a Layer 2 Bridge-Backed Logical Switch.


  1. From your browser, log in with admin privileges to an NSX Manager at https://nsx-manager-ip-address.
  2. Select Security > Bridge Firewall from the navigation panel.
  3. Select a logical switch.
    The switch must be attached to a bridge profile.
  4. Follow the same steps in previous sections for configuring layer 2 or layer 3 firewall.