Possible actions

Search

If you are looking for a particular object, enter its name.

 

The search field allows you to list all the network objects whose properties match the keyword(s) or letter(s) entered.

 

Example

If you type the letter “a” in the search bar, the list below it will display all objects containing an “a” in their names or descriptions.

 

You can also refine the search by using the “filter” that lists the various types of objects (see the section on the “Filter” button hereafter).

NOTE

The cross icon in the search field allows deleting the entry and listing all objects according to the current filter.

NOTE

When you go to the Objects tab in the menu directory on the left, the focus will now be on the search field.

Add

When you click on this button, a dialog box will appear, offering to create an object, by indicating its type and the information relating to it in the relevant fields.

REMARK

The object can be defined as a “global” object at the moment of its creation if you select the option “This object is global” in the dialog box. It will then appear when you select the “All objects” or “Network” filter (see below) and will be represented by the following icon .

Delete

Select the object to remove from the list and click on Delete.

Check usage

If you click on this button after having selected an event, the results will appear in the module directory.

Export By clicking on this button (represented by the icon), a window will show the download link of the objects database in CSV format. Click on this link to save the exportable file on your computer.
Import

By clicking on this button (represented by the icon), a window will allow you to select an objects database in the form of a CSV file in order to import it into the firewall.

 

The fields that make up a row in a CSV file are set out in the section Structure of an objects database in CSV format.

 

A gauge will allow you to view the progress of the transfer of the database to the firewall.

NOTE
Objects already found on the firewall will be replaced with the corresponding transferred objects.

Collapse all This button allows expanding all folders in the interface directory.
Expand all This button allows collapsing all folders in the interface directory.

Interactive features

Some operations listed in the taskbar can be performed by right-clicking on the table of network objects:

  • Remove (selected object),
  • Check usage (of the object).

Filter

This button allows selecting which object types to display. A drop-down menu will offer you the following choices:

All objects

Represented by the icon, this option allows displaying all types of network objects in the list of objects on the left.

Host

Represented by the icon, this option allows displaying only “host” objects in the column on the left.

DNS name (FQDN) Represented by the icon, this option allows displaying only “DNS name (FQDN)” objects in the column on the left.
Network

Represented by the icon, this option allows displaying only “network” objects.

IP address range

Represented by the icon, this option allows displaying only IP address ranges.

Router

Represented by the icon, this option allows displaying only router objects.

Group

Represented by the icon, this option allows displaying only network groups.

IP protocol

Represented by the icon, this option allows displaying only IP protocols.

Port – port range

Represented by the icon, this option allows displaying ports and port ranges.

Port group

Represented by the icon, this option allows displaying only port groups.

Time object Represented by the icon , this option allows displaying only time objects.
Region group Represented by the icon , this option allows displaying only geographic groups.