Allowed or prohibited names

These are the characters allowed or prohibited on items saved on your firewall:

Firewall name

Firewall name must contain less than 16 characters. Allowed characters are:

<alphanum> - _ .

Login and password

  • Login (prohibited characters):

" <tab> & ~ | = * < > ! ( ) \ $ % ? ' ` <space>

  • PPTP login (allowed characters):

<alphanum> - _ .

  • Password (prohibited characters):

" <tab> <space>

Comments (prohibited characters)

" # @ < >

Rules separators (prohibited characters)

>

Interface names

  • Names of interfaces may not contain the following words if they are immediately followed by numbers (e.g.: ethernet0, dialup123):

loopback ethernet wifi dialup vlan bridge agg ipsec sslvpn gretun gretap

  • Names must not begin with the following prefixes:

firewall network serial loopback

  • Names must not be a reserved word:         

Ipsec dynamic sslvpn any protected notprotected

  • Names must not contain the following characters:

@ " # <tab> <space>

Objects

  • Prohibited characters:

<tab> <space> | ! " # , = @ [ \ ]

  • Prohibited prefixes:

Firewall_ Network_ ephemeral_ Global_

  • Prohibited names:

any internet none anonymous broadcast all

DNS (FQDN) name objects

Prohibited characters:

*

Certificates

Certificate Authority name (prohibited characters):

` " : _ [ / ]

Users

  • User name in the database (prohibited characters):

<tab> " , ; & ~ | = * < > ! ( ) \         

  • Name of the group in the User database (prohibited characters):

<tab> <space> & ~ | = * < > ! ( ) \ $ % ! ' " ‘

  • LDAP database path: DN, CA Dn and consort (prohibited characters):

" & ~ | * < > ! ( )

IPSEC VPN

Name of the IPSec peer (prohibited characters):

# = @ [ \ ]

SSL VPN

  • Web server login (allowed characters):

<alphanum> - _ . :

  • Prefix of the URL’s root directory: (allowed characters):

<alphanum> - _

E-mail alerts

Name of e-mail groups (prohibited characters):

<tab> <space> | ! " # , = @ [ \ ]