Commands for managing firewall service and policies

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You can use the system services firewall commands to manage firewall service, the system services firewall policy commands to manage firewall policies, and the network interface modify command to manage firewall settings for LIFs.

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Enable or disable firewall service

system services firewall modify

Display the current configuration for firewall service

system services firewall show

Create a firewall policy or add a service to an existing firewall policy

system services firewall policy create

Apply a firewall policy to a LIF

network interface modify -lif lifname -firewall-policy

Modify the IP addresses and netmasks associated with a firewall policy

system services firewall policy modify

Display information about firewall policies

system services firewall policy show

Create a new firewall policy that is an exact copy of an existing policy

system services firewall policy clone

Delete a firewall policy that is not used by a LIF

system services firewall policy delete

For more information, see the man pages for the system services firewall, system services firewall policy, and network interface modify commands in ONTAP 9 commands.