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NSX Firewall Configs

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This should be somewhat easy.

How many firewall configs can be saved from within the 6.1.4 GUI?  I can't find this info out anywhere.

Thanks, Jake

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Page 60 of the NSX 6.0.2 admin guide, NSX can save up to 100 configurations.  "After this limit is exceeded, saved configurations marked with Preserve Configuration are preserved while older non-preserved configurations are deleted to make room for preserved configurations."

It appears that the same holds true in 6.1.

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There are maximum configurable rules (100,000 on the distributed firewall, 2000 on the ESG); there is no distinction made for implementation via UI or API.  Or are you trying to figure out how many rules you can publish simultaneously in the UI?

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Thanks for responding guys.  My question is, when you make a fw change it autosaves or you can manually save.  How many of these can be saved?  I see references to number of rules, rules per host, etc.  but nothing regarding the configs.  Thanks, Jake

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Page 60 of the NSX 6.0.2 admin guide, NSX can save up to 100 configurations.  "After this limit is exceeded, saved configurations marked with Preserve Configuration are preserved while older non-preserved configurations are deleted to make room for preserved configurations."

It appears that the same holds true in 6.1.

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Great find!  I did not go back to the 6.0 docs and got to ~90 saves in my lab and it just kept climbing.  Thanks you!

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This information is also on page 49 of the admin guide in the 6.1 documentation.

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