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Description
This article shows the configuration to protect a server from attacks from countries that user has no business with.

Scope



Solution
First, create an address object:

Go to Policy&Object -> addresses
Then select 'create' and 'new address'


Name: Choose a name
Type: Select 'Geography'
Country: Select the country to block

Do this for all the countries to block
 
Then, create a group for these countries that needs to be blocked.

Select 'create' and 'new address group'

The last thing to do is to create a policy.
Go to Policy & Object -> IPv4 Policy

Create a policy that block the traffic from the countries to the internal servers that needs to be protected.

Once this rule is created, the traffic from that countries will be blocked (this is to protect the server only, it does not block the internet).

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