Firewall

Use this page to view the network traffic connections currently passing through the Smoothwall Firewall. The amount of Firewall log data retained by the Smoothwall Firewall depends on the Datastore's log retention settings.

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Firewall log viewer
Time When the network connection was first detected.
Inbound interface The network interface the connection came in through.
Outbound interface The network interface, if any, the connection is routed to.
Source IP The IP address of where the connection originated from. If source NAT was applied to this log entry, the IP address shown here is before the source NAT rule was applied.
Destination IP The IP address, if any, of where the connection is routed to, taken from the packet header. If port forwarding was applied to this log entry, the IP address shown here is after the port forward rule was applied.
Protocol The protocol and IP protocol number taken from packet header.
Source Port The port number, if any, of where the connection originated from.
Destination Port The port number, if any, of where the connection is routed to, taken from the packet header.
Rule The Smoothwall Firewall, Smoothwall access, port forward, or advanced networking rule this connection matched. Clicking the rule name brings you to the relevant configuration page.
Action Whether this connection was accepted, dropped, or rejected. An entry of N/A is typically seen for audited traffic entries.

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