NSX – Filter firewall rules to narrow a scope

Filtering firewall rules is reeeally straight forward!

Navigate to the DFW section of the Networking and Security Plugin then click of the filter buttons:

There are loads of options to filter with:

Source – Specify an IP address, IP Range, Subnet or click on Select to choose a Virtual Machine or Security Group
Destination – Specify an IP address, IP Range, Subnet or click on Select to choose a Virtual Machine or Security Group
Action – Any, Allow, Block or Reject
Enabled – Any, Enabled or Disabled
Logging – Any, Enabled or Disabled
Name – Name of the Firewall Rule
Comments – Any comments against the firewall rule
Rule ID – The Firewall Rule ID
Tag – Any user specified tag (under the logging section of the rule)
Specify a Service – Select any of the predefined (or user defined) services
Specify a Protocol – For protocol you select the Protocol (TCP, FTP, ICMP etc.) and depending on your select a source and destination port.

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