Default firewall settings apply to traffic that does not match any of the user-defined firewall rules. The default Edge firewall policy blocks all incoming traffic. You can change the default action and logging settings.

1

In the vSphere Web Client, navigate to Networking & Security > NSX Edges.

2

Double-click an NSX Edge.

3

Click the Manage tab and then click Firewall.

4

Select the Default Rule, which is the last rule in the firewall table.

5

Point to the Action cell of the new rule and click edit.

a

Click Accept to allow traffic from or to the specified source and destination.

b

Click Log to log all sessions matching this rule.

Enabling logging can affect performance.

c

Type comments if required.

d

Click OK.

6

Click Publish Changes.