The Firewall Features workflows are used to create and manage a firewall layer 3 section. You can access the workflows from Library > NSX > Firewall on the Workflows view in the Orchestrator client. You can run these workflows from the Run and Design modes.

Table 1. Firewall Feature Workflows
Workflow Description
Create Firewall Layer 3 Section

Use this workflow to create an application firewall layer 3 section.

To run this workflow, complete the following parameters:

  • Select the NSX Connection object.
  • Enter the name of the layer 3 section.
  • Enter the list of firewall rules.
  • Set the operation (for position of section) using the supplied values (insert_after, insert_before, insert_top, insert_before_default).
  • Enter the anchor ID.
  • Specify if you want to auto save the draft.
Delete Firewall Layer 3 Section

Use this workflow to delete a firewall layer 3 section.

To run this workflow, complete the following parameters:

  • Select the NSX Connection object.
  • Select the firewall section to delete.
Delete Rules from Firewall Section

Use this workflow to delete rules from a firewall layer 3 section.

To run this workflow, complete the following parameters:

  • Select the NSX Connection object.
  • Select the firewall section from which rules are to be deleted.
  • Set the list of rule IDs to be deleted from the firewall section.
Get Firewall Layer 3 Section

Use this workflow to retrieve a firewall layer 3 inventory object.

To run this workflow, complete the following parameters:

  • Select the NSX Connection object.
  • Select the Firewall Section Object from inventory.
Update Firewall Layer 3 Section

Use this workflow to update an application firewall layer 3 section.

To run this workflow, complete the following parameters:

  • Select the NSX Connection object.
  • Select the section to be updated.
  • Enter the name of the layer 3 section.
  • Enter the list of firewall rules.
  • Set the operation (for position of section) using the supplied values.
  • Enter the anchor ID.
  • Specify if you want to auto save the draft.