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Creating IPv6 address objects

You create address objects to specify matching source and destination addresses in policies.

The following policies use address objects:

  • Firewall policies
  • QoS policies
  • Connection limit policies
  • Link load balancing policies

Note: For link load balancing, you can also add address objects to address groups, which can then be used in link load balance policies.

Basic Steps
  1. Create address objects.
  2. Select them when you configure address groups or policies.

Note: Before you begin, you must have Read-Write permission for System settings.

To create an address object:
  1. Click Shared Resources > IPv6 Address.
  2. Click Create New to display the configuration editor.
  3. Complete the configuration as described in IPv6 Address object configuration.
  4. Click Save.

IPv6 Address object configuration

Settings Guidelines

Name

Configuration name. Valid characters are A-Z, a-z, 0-9, _, and -. No spaces.

After you initially save the configuration, you cannot edit the name.

Type

  • IPv6/Netmask
  • Address Range

IPv4/Netmask (or IPv6/Netmask)

Specify a subnet using the IP address/mask notation.

Address Range

Specify the start and end of an address range.

Creating IPv6 address objects

You create address objects to specify matching source and destination addresses in policies.

The following policies use address objects:

  • Firewall policies
  • QoS policies
  • Connection limit policies
  • Link load balancing policies

Note: For link load balancing, you can also add address objects to address groups, which can then be used in link load balance policies.

Basic Steps
  1. Create address objects.
  2. Select them when you configure address groups or policies.

Note: Before you begin, you must have Read-Write permission for System settings.

To create an address object:
  1. Click Shared Resources > IPv6 Address.
  2. Click Create New to display the configuration editor.
  3. Complete the configuration as described in IPv6 Address object configuration.
  4. Click Save.

IPv6 Address object configuration

Settings Guidelines

Name

Configuration name. Valid characters are A-Z, a-z, 0-9, _, and -. No spaces.

After you initially save the configuration, you cannot edit the name.

Type

  • IPv6/Netmask
  • Address Range

IPv4/Netmask (or IPv6/Netmask)

Specify a subnet using the IP address/mask notation.

Address Range

Specify the start and end of an address range.