Configuring a distributed firewall for use with your SDDC increases the security level of your environment by allowing only the network traffic that is required for running and operating the SDDC. To allow traffic to VMware Cloud Services and access to the Skyline Collector appliances, you configure additional policies on the distributed firewall for the management applications.


  • Implement the IP sets, security groups, and distributed firewall rules from VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center.