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{{{ "title": "Create an Intra Data Center Firewall Policy", "date": "6-12-2015", "author": "Jared Ruckle", "attachments": [] }}}

Creates a firewall policy for a given account in a given data center ("intra data center firewall policy"). Calls to this operation must include a token acquired from the authentication endpoint. See the Login API for information on acquiring this token.

When to Use It

Use this API operation when you need to create a firewall policy in a given data center for a given account.

NOTE: This API operation is experimental only, and subject to change with no notice. Please plan accordingly.







URI Parameters

Name Type Description Req.
sourceAccountAlias string Short code for a particular account Yes
dataCenter string Short string representing the target data center for the new policy. Valid codes can be retrieved from the [Get Data Center List](../Data Centers/ API operation. Yes

Content Properties

Name Type Description Req.
destinationAccount string Short code for a particular account Yes
source string Source addresses for traffic on the originating firewall, specified using CIDR notation, on the originating firewall Yes
destination string Destination addresses for traffic on the terminating firewall, specified using CIDR notation Yes
ports string Type of ports associated with the policy. Supported ports include: any, icmp, TCP and UDP with single ports (tcp/123, udp/123) and port ranges (tcp/123-456, udp/123-456). Some common ports include: tcp/21 (for FTP), tcp/990 (FTPS), tcp/80 (HTTP 80), tcp/8080 (HTTP 8080), tcp/443 (HTTPS 443), icmp (PING), tcp/3389 (RDP), and tcp/22 (SSH/SFTP). No



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The response will be an entity representing the new firewall policy that was created.

Entity Definition

Name Type Description
links array Collection of [entity links](../Getting Started/ that point to resources related to this firewall policy



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