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Add firewalls

You can select how your firewalls get their first configuration and register with Sophos Central. You can add new firewalls or register existing firewalls.

Add firewalls to Sophos Central.

Add a new firewall

To add a new firewall, see the following topics:

Add an existing firewall

You can add a firewall that's already deployed. To do this, see Enable Sophos Central management of Sophos Firewall.

Attach a label to your firewall

You can add a label to your Sophos Firewall. This helps identify your firewall when we send email notifications for various alerts, such as when the gateway is up or down.

To add a label to your firewall, do as follows:

  1. Go to My Products > Firewall Management > Firewalls.
  2. Click the three dots next to your firewall, then click Attach a label.

    Attach firewall label.

  3. A pop-up appears. Enter a name for the firewall label in the dialog box, then click Add.

    Name firewall label.

    The firewall label must be different from the firewall name and serial number.

    The firewall label appears next to the firewall.

    Show firewall label.

  4. To edit or delete the firewall label, click the three dots next to the firewall and click Edit/Delete label.

    Edit or delete firewall label.