The firewall groups option acts as a highly configurable summary for networks, hosts and services. Multiple networks and hosts can be grouped and used as an easy to use item for your firewall rules. This can help you to save time and reduce work while creating your firewall rules. Working with well named groups also can help you to keep the overview in large or complex environments.
A very similar function provides the service section, which is used to economize the work with different services, ports and network protocols. They can be combined into custom templates and saved for a later usage for your firewall rules.
For a better clarity we have split this area into several sub-groups:
|Networks||Summarize networks in groups|
|Hosts||Add different host entries for a later usage|
|Network/Host Groups||Create groups for existing hosts or networks|
|Location Groups||Create group for collection of countries|
|Services||Define protocols and ports for groups|
|Service Groups||Create templates for service groups|