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ICMPv6

The IT Manager is doing some diagnostics and would like to temporarily block the successful replies of ICMP Node information Responses between 2 IPv6 networks.

The ICMP type for ICMP Node informations responses is 140. The codes for a successful response is 0.

To configure ICMPv6 - web-based manager:
  1. Go to Policy & Objects > Services and select Create New > Service.
  2. Fill out the fields with the following information
Name diagnostic-test1
Service Type Firewall
Show in Service List Enabled
Category Uncategorized
Protocol Type ICMP6
Type 140
  1. Select OK.
  2. Enter the following CLI command:

config firewall service custom

edit diagnostic-test1

set protocol ICMP6

set icmptype 140

set icmpcode 0

set visibility enable

end

To verify that the category was added correctly:
  1. Go to Policy & Objects > Services. Check that the services have been added to the services list and that they are correct.
  2. Enter the following CLI command:

config firewall service custom

edit <the name of the service that you wish to verify>

show full-configuration