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

Log in to the vSphere Web Client.

2

Click Networking & Security and then click NSX Edges.

3

Double-click an NSX Edge.

4

Click the Manage tab and then click Firewall.

5

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

6

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.

7

Click Publish Changes.