Manual Chapter : Managing Allowed Network Addresses under DoS Protection

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  • 8.0.0
Manual Chapter

Managing Allowed Network Addresses under DoS Protection

Create network allowlist

You create network allowlists to bypass checks in a DoS profile.
  1. Click
    Configuration
    SECURITY
    Shared Security
    DoS Protection
    Network Allow Lists
    .
  2. Click the name of the BIG-IP ®device on which to create the network allowlist.
  3. In the
    Allowlist Address List
    setting, select the IP address from which the packet is coming.
  4. Click
    Create
    to add a network allowlist.
  5. Type a
    Name
    for the network allowlist, and an optional
    Description
    that will be useful in your environment.
  6. In the
    Protocol
    setting, leave the default value,
    Any
    , or select the appropriate network protocol.
  7. In the
    VLAN
    setting, leave the default value,
    Any
    , select the appropriate VLAN, or select
    Other
    and provide a VLAN tag number.
  8. For the
    Address Type
    setting, specify the type of addresses being handled:
    Source
    or
    Destination
    .
    The properties available change based on your choice.
  9. In the Source area
    Address
    setting, leave the default value,
    Any
    , or select the field to the right and provide the address.
    You can specify IPv4 or IPv6 addresses in CIDR notation as the address. You can specify a source address or destination address, but not both in the same allowlist entry.
  10. In the Destination area
    Address
    setting, leave the default value,
    Any
    , or select the field to the right and provide the address.
  11. In the Destination area
    Port
    setting, leave the default value,
    Any
    , or select the appropriate port.
    The system provides the default port number value for each port type when the
    Protocol
    is set to
    TCP
    or
    UDP
    .
  12. When you are finished, click
    OK
    .
  13. Save your changes.