Enter a profile name (up to 31 characters).
This name appears in the list of Zone Protection profiles when configuring
zones. The name is case-sensitive and must be unique. Use only letters,
numbers, spaces, and underscores.
Enter an optional description for the Zone
Continue to create the Zone Protection profile by configuring
any combination of settings based on what types of protection your
If you have a multi virtual system environment, and have
enabled the following:
External zones to enable inter
virtual system communication
Shared gateways to allow virtual systems to share a common interface
and a single IP address for external communications
following Zone and DoS protection mechanisms will be disabled on
the external zone:
To enable IP fragmentation and ICMPv6 protection
for the shared gateway, you must create a separate Zone Protection
profile for the shared gateway.
To protect against SYN floods
on a shared gateway, you can apply a SYN Flood protection profile
with either Random Early Drop or SYN cookies; on an external zone,
only Random Early Drop is available for SYN Flood protection.