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Change the Duration that Sites are Auto-Blocked

To see a list of IP addresses that are auto-blocked by the Firebox device, from Fireware Web UI, select System Status > Blocked Sites. You can use the Temporary Blocked Sites list together and your log messages to help you decide which IP addresses to block permanently.

To enable the auto-block feature, from Fireware Web UI:

Select Firewall > Default Packet Handling.

For more information, see About Unhandled Packets.

To enable the auto-block feature, from Policy Manager:

Select Setup > Default Threat Protection > Default Packet Handling.

For more information, see About Unhandled Packets.

You can also use policy settings to auto-block sites that try to use a denied service. For more information, see Block Sites Temporarily with Policy Settings.

To set the duration that sites are blocked automatically, from Fireware Web UI:

  1. Select Firewall > Blocked Sites.
  2. Select the Auto-Blocked tab.

Screen shot of the Blocked Sites page, Auto-Blocked tab

  1. To change the amount of time a site is auto-blocked, in the Duration for Auto-Blocked sites text box, type or select the number of minutes to block a site. The default is 20 minutes.
  2. Click Save.

To set the duration that sites are blocked automatically, from Policy Manager:

  1. Select Setup > Default Threat Protection > Blocked Sites.
  2. Select the Auto-Blocked tab.

Screen shot of the Blocked Sites Configuration dialog box, Auto-Blocked tab

  1. To change the amount of time a site is auto-blocked, in the Duration for Auto-Blocked Sites text box, type or select the number of minutes to block a site. The default is 20 minutes.
  2. Click OK.

See Also

About Blocked Sites

Create Blocked Sites Exceptions

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