How do I find the "side" information of an IP address?

FAQ ID:    FAQ1960
Version:    1.0
Status:    Published
Published date:    02/29/2012


Problem:  I am trying to create a matching rule to classify a host.  I know the host's IP address.  How do I find the "side" information to create the matching rule?

Solution:  The PacketShaper's outside interface should point to the Internet.  Anything between the Packetshaper and the Internet (including Internet) is considered "outside."  Otherwise, the host is considered "inside." 

You can also issue the following commands on the PacketShaper to verify:

1. Run ping x.x.x.x where x.x.x.x is the IP address.

2. Run hostdb info x.x.x.x where x.x.x.x is the IP address. In the output, you will see either "I" or "O" next to the IP address.  "I" is inside.  "O" is for outside.


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