Manual Chapter : About the Firewall action

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BIG-IP APM

  • 15.0.0
Manual Chapter

About the Firewall action

The Firewall action checks for firewall software on the client computer. When this action includes checks for multiple firewall types, if one firewall type matches the software on the client computer, the action passes, regardless of other firewall conditions that are specified in the action.
A firewall action provides these settings and options:
Continuously check the result and end the session if it changes
Specifies
Enabled
or
Disabled
.
When
Enabled
, if the client does not respond for five minutes, the server ends the session.
Platform
Specifies a platform. The default is
Any
. When a platform is selected, the Vendor ID and Product ID lists update to include the products and vendors that are supported for that platform according to the EPSEC package that is installed on the BIG-IP® system.
A link to a report that includes the firewall software that Access Policy Manager currently supports is available on the BIG-IP system Welcome page.
Vendor ID
Specifies a vendor ID (from the list of supported vendors) or
Any
.
Product ID
Specifies a product ID (from the list of supported products) or
Any
.
State
Specifies one of these states:
  • Enabled
    When selected, the action verifies that the firewall software is enabled
  • Disabled
    When selected, the action verifies that the firewall software is disabled.
  • Unspecified
    When selected, the action does not verify the state of the software.
Version
Specifies a version; when specified, the firewall action verifies the version of the software.