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firewall service category

Use this command to create new categories or add comments to firewall service categories. To assign services to categories, use the firewall service custom command. The adding or editing the name of a service category are the most common tasks when using the config firewall service category command but some commands affect the address objects as a whole.

config firewall service category
    edit {name}
    # Configure service categories.
        set name {string}   Service category name. size[63]
        set comment {string}   Comment. size[255]
    next
end

Additional information

The following section is for those options that require additional explanation.

edit

Used to add an additional category or select which individual category to edit.

Syntax:
edit <category_name>

To create a new service category, just type the category_name you wish to use after the edit command. A new category will be created using the category_name supplied. If you require spaces in the name you can:

  • Use quotation marks around the entire category_name
  • Use the escape character before the space character. Example: for the category_name Web Access type Web\ Access

To get a list of all of the existing categories, type the command:

Command Prompt (category) # edit ?		

delete

Used to delete an existing category

Syntax:
delete <category_name>

purge

Used delete all of the existing categories. It deletes all of the values within the table that holds the categories.

Syntax:
purge
  • There are no options, parameters or qualifiers. Just use the enter key after entering the command
  • This command has a serious impact. Use cautiously.

rename

Used to change the name of the category.

Syntax:
rename <category_name> to <new_category_name>

move

Used to move the position of a category, relative to another category, in the order of their listing.

Syntax:
move <category_name> {after | before} <category_name>

clone

Used to copy all of the attributes of an existing category to a new category.

Syntax:
clone <category_name> to <category_name>

name

This field is a unique name given to represent the address object. This setting is first defined when using the edit command to edit a category that does not currently exist. The name field of an address object cannot be changed from within the object. It can be changed by using the rename command in the config firewall service category context.

comment

Field used to store descriptive information about the category such as the type of services that should be included in the category. Enclose the string in quotes to enter special characters or spaces.

Syntax:
set comment <string>
Example:
config firewall service category
	edit "Custom Category"
	set comment "For services that are propietory to the company."
end

firewall service category

Use this command to create new categories or add comments to firewall service categories. To assign services to categories, use the firewall service custom command. The adding or editing the name of a service category are the most common tasks when using the config firewall service category command but some commands affect the address objects as a whole.

config firewall service category
    edit {name}
    # Configure service categories.
        set name {string}   Service category name. size[63]
        set comment {string}   Comment. size[255]
    next
end

Additional information

The following section is for those options that require additional explanation.

edit

Used to add an additional category or select which individual category to edit.

Syntax:
edit <category_name>

To create a new service category, just type the category_name you wish to use after the edit command. A new category will be created using the category_name supplied. If you require spaces in the name you can:

  • Use quotation marks around the entire category_name
  • Use the escape character before the space character. Example: for the category_name Web Access type Web\ Access

To get a list of all of the existing categories, type the command:

Command Prompt (category) # edit ?		

delete

Used to delete an existing category

Syntax:
delete <category_name>

purge

Used delete all of the existing categories. It deletes all of the values within the table that holds the categories.

Syntax:
purge
  • There are no options, parameters or qualifiers. Just use the enter key after entering the command
  • This command has a serious impact. Use cautiously.

rename

Used to change the name of the category.

Syntax:
rename <category_name> to <new_category_name>

move

Used to move the position of a category, relative to another category, in the order of their listing.

Syntax:
move <category_name> {after | before} <category_name>

clone

Used to copy all of the attributes of an existing category to a new category.

Syntax:
clone <category_name> to <category_name>

name

This field is a unique name given to represent the address object. This setting is first defined when using the edit command to edit a category that does not currently exist. The name field of an address object cannot be changed from within the object. It can be changed by using the rename command in the config firewall service category context.

comment

Field used to store descriptive information about the category such as the type of services that should be included in the category. Enclose the string in quotes to enter special characters or spaces.

Syntax:
set comment <string>
Example:
config firewall service category
	edit "Custom Category"
	set comment "For services that are propietory to the company."
end