You can delete a firewall rule section. All rules in that section are deleted.

About this task

You cannot delete a section and add it again at a different place in the firewall table. To do so, you must delete the section and publish the configuration. Then add the deleted section to the firewall table and re-publish the configuration.

Procedure

  1. In the vSphere Web Client, navigate to Networking & Security > Firewall.
  2. Ensure that you are in the General tab to delete a section for L3 rules. Click the Ethernet tab to delete a section for L2 rules.
  3. Click the Delete section (del) icon for the section you want to delete.
  4. Click OK and then click Publish Changes.

Results

The section as well as all rules in that section are deleted.