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Creating a protocol filter
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Use the Policy Management > Filters > Add Protocol Filter page to define a new protocol filter. You can work from a predefined template or make a copy of an existing protocol filter to use as the basis for the new filter.
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Enter a unique Filter name. The name must be between 1 and 50 characters long, and cannot include any of the following characters:
* < > ` ' { } ~ ! $ % & @ # " [ ] | \ ^ + = ? / ; : . ,
Filter names can include spaces, dashes, and apostrophes.
2.
Enter a short Description of the filter. This description appears next to the filter name in the Protocol Filters section of the Filters page, and should explain the filter's purpose.
The character restrictions that apply to filter names also apply to descriptions, with 4 exceptions; periods (.), commas (.), and brackets ([ ]) can be included in descriptions.
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To see and edit the new filter, click OK. The filter is added to Protocol Filters list on the Filters page.
To finish customizing the new filter, continue with Editing a protocol filter.

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