How to Edit Packet Filter RulesAdded by IBM on November 30, 2011 | Version 1 (Original)
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Parent topic: Packet Filter Rules Security Management
How to Access Menu in Software
- From the Packet Filter Rules Security Management menu, at the selection prompt, enter 2.
- Enter the required parameters.
A Packet Filter Rule gives a status notice when all local hosts choose drop as the Action because it could cause an unanticipated loss of network communication. A Packet Filter Rule is rejected when all remote hosts choose drop as the action because the system will lose network communication.
Packet Filter Rule Name <Max Length 63 (max length: 63)> (default: ):
Description <To clear enter /000 (max length: 63)> (default: ):
Remote FQDN <To clear enter /000 (max length: 63)> (default: ):
Remote IP Address <To clear enter /000 (max length: 15)> (default: ):
Remote NetMask <Max length 15 char> (default:255.255.255.255):
NoRemoteIPAddress>(max length: 15)> (default: ):
Transport Protocol <1 = icmp, 2 = udp, 3 = tcp, 4 = all, 5 = esp, 6 = ah>:
Direction <1 = incoming, 2 = outgoing, 3 = bothways>: Local Host <To clear enter /000 (max length: 32)> (default: ):
Action <1 = Allow 1, 2 = Drop>:
Do you want to execute this action? <y/n> (default: yes):
Press <Return> to continue
Expert Mode Command Syntax: pktfltrrulesmodify