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Before you create a rule, Armor recommends that you perform a search on the IP address to view Armor's recommendation. To learn how to perform an IP lookup, see Perform an IP Lookup.

Before you create a rule, consider the following statements:

  • When you add a rule, your rule may actually override Armor's default whitelist and blacklist policies. 
  • You cannot use the same IP address in multiple rules, even if the rules are similar in action.

    • For example, if you create a rule to allow, then you cannot create a separate whitelist rule for

  • You cannot edit a rule.
    • If you want to edit a rule to a different list, then you must delete the rule, and then create a new rule.
  • Although you can use this screen to create a rule, you are responsible for implementing the actual rule in your environment.
  1. In the Armor Management Portal (AMP), in the left-side navigation, click Security.
  2. Click Dynamic Threat Blocking.
  3. Click Rules.
  4. Click the plus ( + ) icon.
  5. Select Whitelist or Blacklist.
  6. Enter an IP address or CIDR.
  7. Select an expiration date. 
    • You will not receive a notification when a rule has expired; however, you can filter the Rules table to view expired rules. 
    • If your account contains the Write Dynamic Threat Blocking Rule Never Expire IP permission, then as an option, you can mark Never Expire.  
  8. Click Add Rule.
    • The newly created rule will appear in the Rules section.