Create an Alias

You can create an alias to use with your security policies to help you more easily identify a group of hosts, users, or networks.

To create an alias:

  1. Select Firewall > Aliases.
    The Aliases page appears.

Aliases page screen shot

  1. Click Add.
    The Aliases / Add page appears.

Add Alias page screen shot

  1. In the Name text box, type a unique name to identify the alias.
    This name appears in lists when you configure a security policy.
  2. In the Description text box, type a description of the alias.
  3. Add alias members to the alias, as described in the subsequent sections.
  4. Click Save.

Add an Address, Address Range, User, Group, or Another Alias to the Alias

  1. On the Aliases / Add page, click Add.
    The Add Member dialog box appears.
  2. From the Member type drop-down list, select the type of member you want to add.
  3. Type the address or name in the Member Type text box, or select the user or group.
  4. Click OK.
    The new member appears in the Alias Members list.
  5. To add more members, repeat Steps 1–4.

Edit an Alias

You can edit user-defined aliases from the Aliases page.

To edit an alias from the Aliases page:

  1. Select Firewall > Aliases.
    The Aliases page appears.

Aliases page screen shot

  1. From the Aliases list, select the user-defined alias to change.
  2. Click Edit.
    The Edit Alias page appears.

Screen shot of the Edit Alias page

  1. To add a member to the Alias Members list, click Add.
    For more information, see the previous sections.

To remove a member from the Alias Members list, select the entry and click Remove.

  1. Click Save.

See Also

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