Export rules in Xcel sheet

L4 Transporter

Export rules in Xcel sheet



We need to export our FW rules into an excel sheet and then have a column that has a description of what the rule is for and who authorized it, what is the best and faster way of doing it ? 


I tried following the link below and tried to export the named configuration snapshot but I am unable to see the security policies in the xml file, which is weird because I can’t see the whole configuration in the xml file.




I had a look at the link below but not sure how to perform the task.




Can someone please summarize the steps?


Thanks in Advance.

L1 Bithead

Re: Export rules in Xcel sheet

Are you using Panorama? If so, export the configuration from there rather than on the firewall itself.


If not then I'm not sure, but I do know that when I export the config direct from the device, I see no rules, but when done from Panorama, I can see them.


You will get the rules for all devices, so you will need to filter out what you want.



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