CFS: How to configure Per Action Bandwidth Aggregation in CFS 3.0 (188.8.131.52 and above)
03/26/2020 967 13048
DESCRIPTION: CFS: How to configure Per Action Bandwidth Aggregation in CFS 3.0 (184.108.40.206 and above)
CFS 3.0 integrates Application Firewall infrastructure to implement more granular, flexible and powerful content filter policy control. When CFS Policy Assignment is set to Via App Rules, the content filter function is controlled by Applicatin Firewall CFS policies which is defined in the Firewall > App Rules page.
This article describes the method to configure Per Action bandwidth aggregation method on CFS categories With Per Action bandwidth aggregation method, multiple policies will be subject to a single aggregate bandwidth management settings when they share the same action.
In the following sections we describe the method to configure per-policy bandwidth aggregation.
On the Security Services > Content Filter page, users are given a choice to select between Via User and Zone Screens and Via App Rules. Select Via App Rules and click on the Accept button to enable Application Firewall for CFS.
Creating Per Action BWM object
Login to the SonicWall Management GUI
Navigate to Firewall > Action Objects.
Click on Add New Action Object
Enter a name for this object
Set Action as Bandwidth Management. Make sure Bandwidth Management is enabled on the WAN interface of the SonicWall.
Select Per Policy under Bandwidth Aggregation Method.
Set Guranteed and Maximum Bandwidth as 200 Kbps for both Outbound and Inbound Bandwidth Management.
Click on OK to save the object.
Creating objects for CFS Categories
Navigate to Firewall > Match Objects
Create the following objects
Creating App Rules Policies
Navigate to Firewall > App Rules.
Create the following Application Firewall Policies.
With the above configuration, the maximum bandwidth available for users from Staff and Guest, when accessing the above sites, would be 200 Kbps,