Alarm For VM That Directly Connected To Edge

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Issue Description

There is alarm “Distributed firewall rules are not applicable to virtual machines directly connected to edge.” for VM that directly connected to Edge.


Handling Process

Add a virtual switch to the virtual topology and connect the VM to the virtual switch.

Root Cause

Following warning indicating distributed firewall does not configured.
It is recommended to configure basic distributed firewall to have basic ACL on server VM.


Connect the VM to virtual switch and the alarm will no longer exist.


It is not recommended to connect VM directly to Edge without configure distributed firewall.
How to configure Distributed Firewall
  • Open the Distributed Firewall page
  • Configure Distributed Firewall

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Doc ID: 2558
Author: CTI SC
Updated: 2019-12-23 11:56