Is it possible to write a rule matching any IP ending in .xx

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Is it possible to write a rule matching any IP ending in .xx

Hi all,

I have a question, is it possible to write a rule that matches only a part of the IP address? For example match any IP ending in .51? Using wildcards this would be  *.*.*.51


Put another way, i would like to match all IP's that are x.x.x.51 where x is any number. Someone in our teams suggested using 0.0.0.51/32 but this does not work, although there are 0.0.124.0 type rules in our firewall.

Can you clarify if it's possible to match on only a specific part of an IP address and if so how is this done?

Thank you!

Saqib


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L5 Sessionator

Nope, Cisco style wildcard notation is not supported on PA devices yet. I've put in a feature request for this, I'd ask you to do the same please.

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L7 Applicator

Hello Saqib,

I hope 0.0.0.51/32 will not work, since this indicates a specific host /32 ip address ( only 0.0.0.51 ip address). Regex will also not work, because it requires at least 7 byte fixed data patterns.

In Regex, every pattern you create must contain at least a 7-byte string with fixed values.

o The 7-byte fixed string can be anywhere in your pattern.

o The 7 values must be fixed, this means no ‘.’ (dot), no ‘*’ (star), no ‘+’ (plus), or other wildcard characters within the 7 bytes. Hence, it will not be applicable for the mentioned IP address 0.0.0.51/32.

Hope this helps.

Thanks

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L5 Sessionator

Nope, Cisco style wildcard notation is not supported on PA devices yet. I've put in a feature request for this, I'd ask you to do the same please.

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L7 Applicator

Here is the details of the feature request: For questions like these you may talk to your SE to place feature requests.

Subject: Subnet wildcards in a security policy

FR ID: 1038

Hope this helps.

Thanks

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L6 Presenter

can someone share FR ID please.

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Thanks guys, this has been very helpful, I will contact out SE. (Sales Executive?) and ask for this feature.

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L5 Sessionator

Is there a place where you can see all the feature requests?

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L6 Presenter

Hi Santonic,

Customer dont have access to it, you can get that information either from forum or from TAC or from SE.

Regards,

Hardik Shah

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