There are several ways to compile and install a policy, summarized here. The actual results are described in more detail in later sections of this chapter.
The hammer icon in the topmost toolbar (on the left) lets you compile, but not install, one or more of the firewalls or clusters in the object file. The arrow-and-wall icon lets you both compile and install firewalls.
The main menu itemsand menu selections also let you compile, or compile and install, one or more firewalls or clusters.
The hammer icon in the policy (on the right) toolbar lets you compile, but not install, the firewall of the current policy. The arrow-and-wall icon in the policy toolbar lets you both compile and install it. Note that this compiles the firewall of the shown policy. Double-clicking a different firewall to bring up that firewall's object editor does not change the policy shown, and does not change which firewall will be compiled.
The Figure 10.3) let you do a compile or compile-and-install on the firewall that you selected. You can ctrl-click or shift-click to select more than one firewall or cluster.and menu selections in the right-click context menu (
To compile a single rule, select it in the rule set, right-click it and select. Or, select a rule, then press X on the keyboard. This only compiles the single rule and shows the result. This function does not produce a firewall script.
Figure 10.3. Compile and install options in the context menu that appears when you right-click on a firewall or cluster object in the t ree
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