By drilling down into the traffic data, you can evaluate the use of your resources and send session information to Distributed Firewall to create a new allow or block rule at any level.

1

Log in to the vSphere Web Client.

2

Select Networking & Security from the left navigation pane and then select Flow Monitoring.

3

Click the Details by Service tab.

4

Click a service to view the traffic flow for it.

Depending on the selected tab, rules that allowed or denied traffic for this service are displayed.

5

Click a rule ID to view rule details.

6

Do one of the following:

To edit a rule:

1

Click Edit Rule in the Actions column.

2

Change the name, action, or comments for the rule.

3

Click OK.

To add a rule:

1

Click Add Rule in the Actions column.

2

Complete the form to add a rule. For information on completing the firewall rule form, see Add a Firewall Rule.

3

Click OK.

The rule is added at the top of the firewall rule section.