1.5 Administrator's Guide

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  8. Port Forward

Port Forward

To forward a single port or a range of ports to the firewall, you can use the port forwarding rule wizard. Port forward rules would be used to send traffic to a device in the LAN firewall zone.

<Figure/Illustration 1 port forward rule wizard>

Field

Description

Source Zone

Since this is the port forward rule wizard, the source zone is automatically configured to “Internet” and can not be edited.

Source IP address

If required, access to the port forward rule can be restricted to a particular source IP address or address range. To configure an IP range, specify the non-zero bits of the netmask numerically after a / character. <ip_address>/<numerical_netmask>

Source start port

The start port of the source which you would like to be able to access this port forward rule.

Source end point

The end port of the source which you would like to be able to access this port forward rule.

Destination Zone

The allocated zone of your destination device. For port forward rules this option is limited to LAN and DMZ.

Destination IP address

The ip address of the destination device to be accessed by this port forward rule.

Destination start port

The start port to be accessed on the destination device.

Destination end port

The final port in the range to be accessed on the destination device.

Protocol

The communication protocol that will be available on this rule. Select between tcp and udp.

Loglevel

The logging tag you would like attatched to any logging on this route.

Enable

An Enable toggle. If unchecked, the rule will not be active.

Description

An optional description for the firewall rule.