About setting up location awareness

  1. Define the list of gateway MAC addresses or domain names of your primary locations. Typically, these are your office networks.
  2. Create the firewall configuration to be used for your primary locations. Typically, this configuration is less restrictive.

  3. Create a secondary firewall configuration. Typically, this configuration is more restrictive.
  4. Choose a configuration to apply.

Depending on the detection method you are using, the firewall obtains the DNS or gateway address for each computer's network adapters, and then matches it against your list of addresses.

Important: The secondary configuration switches from Interactive mode to Block by default mode on a computer when both the following conditions are met: