Simplify Firewall Rule Management for Optimal Performance and Security

In the rapidly evolving digital world, network security is not just a necessity; it's the backbone of your business's integrity. With cyber threats becoming more sophisticated by the day, having a robust firewall management system is crucial. ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer offers unparalleled security and efficiency in managing your network's firewall, ensuring your business stays protected and compliant.

Understanding the Challenges of Network Security

For IT managers, network administrators, and security professionals, the challenges are multifaceted:

  • Complex Security Needs: As networks expand, managing multiple firewalls across different platforms becomes increasingly complex.
  • Evolving Threats: Cyber threats are constantly evolving, requiring dynamic and proactive security measures.
  • Compliance Requirements: Adhering to regulatory standards and compliance requirements is a must for businesses of all sizes.
  • Resource Optimization: Efficiently utilizing network resources while maintaining optimal security is a balancing act.
  • Visibility and Control: Gaining clear visibility and control over network traffic and firewall activities is essential for security and operational efficiency.

The ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer Advantage

ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer is more than just a firewall security tool; it's a comprehensive solution designed to streamline and enhance your network security. It offers a suite of features that cater to the diverse needs of modern businesses.

Key Features That Set It Apart:

  • In-depth Firewall Log Analysis: Delve deep into firewall logs with detailed analytics. This feature helps you understand traffic patterns, detect anomalies, and identify potential threats, ensuring proactive security measures.
  • Advanced Rule Analysis: Simplify and optimize the management of firewall rules. This feature provides in-depth analysis, ensuring your firewall rules are efficient, secure, and aligned with your security policies.
  • Efficient Change Management: Keep track of all configuration changes in your firewall setup. This feature helps in maintaining security and compliance, and in understanding the impact of changes made.
  • Comprehensive Security Audit: Conduct thorough and regular security audits with ease. This feature ensures your network aligns with industry standards, best practices, and compliance requirements.
  • Real-time Alerts and Notifications: Stay informed with real-time alerts on critical events. This feature enables quick response to potential threats, ensuring your network remains secure.
  • Customizable Reports: Generate tailored reports that provide clear insights into your network security status. These reports are crucial for informed decision-making and for demonstrating compliance to stakeholders.

Trusted by Industry Leaders

Join the ranks of global giants like Canon, IBM, KIA, and Toyota, who trust ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer for their network security needs. Their trust is a testament to the reliability, efficiency, and comprehensiveness of our solution.

Why Choose ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer?

  • User-Friendly Interface: Navigate through an intuitive dashboard, making firewall management straightforward and efficient.
  • Customizable Reports: Tailor reports to your specific needs, providing clear insights for informed decision-making.
  • Scalable Solutions: Whether you're a small business or a large enterprise, our solutions adapt to your growth.
  • Exceptional Support: Our team of experts is always ready to assist, ensuring you get the most out of your firewall management.
  • Cost-Effective ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer is a cost-effective solution that provides high ROI by enhancing your network security and reducing the risk of security breaches.

Begin Your Journey to Enhanced Network Security

  • Free Trial: Experience the capabilities of ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer with our free trial. Witness how it transforms your network security management.
  • Request a Demo: Let us guide you through the features and benefits, tailored to your specific security needs.
  • Talk to Our Experts: Have questions or need a customized solution? Our team is here to help.

Your Path to Robust Network Security Begins Here

Don't let network security challenges hinder your progress. Embrace robust protection, enhance efficiency, and drive business success with ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer. Join the community of IT leaders who have revolutionized their network security management. The future of comprehensive firewall analysis is here, and it starts with ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer.

Stay Ahead in the Game of Network Security

In a world where cyber threats are ever-present and constantly evolving, staying ahead is crucial. ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer equips you with the tools and insights needed to not just keep up, but to lead in the realm of network security.

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Your Role

Data-Driven Dana, IT Director in Financial Services

Compliance-Conscious Carol, IT Director in Finance

Carol works in a financial institution where compliance with regulations like PCI DSS is non-negotiable. She's responsible for ensuring that all systems are compliant and secure.

Carol needs a solution that can help her:

Automate compliance reporting. With ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer's out-of-box compliance reports, she can easily meet regulatory requirements and focus on strategic tasks.

 Security-Savvy Steve, Network Administrator in Education

Security-Savvy Steve, Network Administrator in Education

Steve works in a large university and is responsible for the network security of thousands of students and faculty members.

Steve needs a solution that can help him:

Monitor network activities in real-time. ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer's real-time monitoring allows him to identify suspicious activities instantly, ensuring the network remains secure.

Efficient Emily, CIO in E-commerce

Efficient Emily, CIO in E-commerce

Emily is the CIO of a growing e-commerce company. She's always looking for ways to optimize resources and improve efficiency.

Emily needs a solution that can help her:

Streamline firewall rule management. The Firewall Rule Management feature of ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer allows her to optimize rules, making the network more efficient.

Budget-Minded Brian, IT Manager in Non-Profit

Budget-Minded Brian, IT Manager in Non-Profit

Brian works in a non-profit organization with limited resources. He needs to make every dollar count while ensuring network security.

Brian needs a solution that can help him:

Get a cost-effective yet comprehensive firewall management solution. ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer's competitive pricing and robust features offer him the best of both worlds.

Proactive Priya, Network Administrator in Government

Proactive Priya, Network Administrator in Government

Priya works in a government agency where national security could be at risk if the network is compromised. She needs to be proactive rather than reactive.

Priya needs a solution that can help her:

Receive instant alerts for any security anomalies. With ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer's real-time alerting, she can act swiftly to mitigate any risks.


Q: What is ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer?
A: ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer is an agentless log analytics and configuration management software that helps network administrators manage and optimize firewall rules, ensure compliance, and enhance network security.

Q: Who is this product designed for?
A: This product is ideal for IT Managers, IT Directors, CIOs, and Network Administrators who are responsible for network security and compliance within their organizations.

Q: How does Firewall Analyzer help with compliance?
A: The software automates compliance audits with out-of-box reports for standards like PCI DSS, ISO 27001, and more, making it easier to meet regulatory requirements.

Q: Can it support multiple firewall vendors?
A: Yes, Firewall Analyzer is vendor-agnostic and supports almost all open-source and commercial network firewalls such as Check Point, Cisco, Juniper, Fortinet, and Palo Alto.

Q: What are the key features of this product?
A: Key features include Firewall Rule Management, Network Security Reporting, Real-time VPN and Proxy Server Monitoring, and Compliance Management.

Q: How does it improve network visibility?
A: Firewall Analyzer provides real-time monitoring and detailed reports on network activities, giving you unparalleled visibility into how bandwidth is being used, potential security risks, and more.

Q: Is a free trial available?
A: Yes, you can contact Optrics for a one-on-one demo or download a free 30-day trial to test the software's capabilities.

Q: What are the pricing options?
A: The software is available in three editions: Standard, Professional, and Enterprise, with pricing starting at $395 for one device. The editions differ in features and the number of devices supported.

Q: How does Firewall Analyzer ensure data security?
A: The software employs advanced security protocols to ensure that all data is encrypted and securely stored. It also provides real-time alerts for any potential security breaches.

Q: How can I get support for the product?
A: You can raise a support request directly through the ManageEngine website for technical assistance. If you do not get the level of support you need let us know and we can help you.

The system requirements mentioned below are minimum requirements for a specific log rate. The sizing requirements will vary based on the load.

Hardware requirements

Standalone edition

Firewall log rate
Processor Memory Hard disk space
 Upto 500 logs/second Intel Xeon Quad Core 3.5 GHz/ 8 threads 8 GB 90 GB/day for 500 logs/second
 More than 500 logs/second Intel Xeon Quad Core 3.5 GHz/ 8 threads or higher 16 GB 90 GB/day
for every 500 logs/second

Distributed edition

Admin server

Processor Memory Hard disk space
Intel Xeon Quad Core 3.5 GHz/ 8 threads or higher
CPUs with a total combined PassMark score of 7,000 or higher
8 GB 100 GB

Collector server

Firewall log rate
Processor Memory Hard disk space
 Upto 500 logs/second Intel Xeon Quad Core 3.5 GHz/ 8 threads 8 GB 90 GB/day for 500 logs/second
 More than 500 logs/second Intel Xeon Quad Core 3.5 GHz/ 8 threads or higher 16 GB 90 GB/day
for every 500 logs/second


Note :
  • CPU recommendation for deployments use the PassMark® score.
  • We strongly recommend assigning a dedicated machine for Firewall Analyzer


Software requirements

The following table lists the recommended software requirements for an Firewall Analyzer installation.

Software Version requirements for Evaluation
Version requirements for Production
Windows OS Windows 10 (or) Windows Server 2012 Windows Server 2022/ 2019/ 2016/ 2012 R2/ 2012
Linux OS Ubuntu 14 to 22.04/ CentOS 7/ Fedora 31/ Red Hat 7 to 9.1/​ Opensuse 15/ Debian 10 to 11.6 Ubuntu 14 to 22.04/ Red Hat version 7 to 9.1/ CentOS Stream 9/ CentOS Stream 8/ CentOS 7
Browsers Chrome/ Firefox/ Edge Chrome (preferred)/ Firefox/ Edge


Note : User Privilege : Local administrator privileges required for Firewall Analyzer installation.


Port requirements

The following are the ports and protocols that Firewall Analyzer uses for communication.

Ports used by the application

Port Protocol Port Type Usage Remarks
8060 TCP Static Web server port Can be configured using ChangeWebServerPort.bat file.
22 TCP Static SSH port  
1433 TCP Static (MS SQL) Database port Can be changed in conf/database_params.conf file or dbconfiguration.bat file.
13306 TCP Static (PostgreSQL) Database port Can be changed in conf/database_params.conf file.
32000-32999     Wrapper  
31000-31999     JVM (to connect Wrapper)  

Ports used for monitoring

Port Protocol Port Type Usage Remarks
1514 UDP Static Syslog port  (Firewall log receiver port for Firewall Analyzer) Can be changed via web client.


Database Requirements

The following table lists the basic requirements for your Firewall Analyzer database server.


  • Standalone Edition  - Bundled with the product (PostgreSQL version 14.7).
  • Distributed Edition  - Bundled with the product. We recommend MS SQL.

For Remote PostgreSQL, Firewall Analyzer supports PostgreSQL versions 14.7 to 14.x.

In case of failover, we recommend MS SQL.

Microsoft SQL

  1. Supported versions

SQL 2019 (from build 125379) | SQL 2017 | SQL 2016 | SQL 2014 | SQL 2012

  1. Important Notices
    1. For production use 64 bit versions of SQL
    2. Recovery mode should be set to SIMPLE.
    3. SQL and Firewall Analyzer should be in the same LAN. Currently WAN based SQL installations are not supported.
  2. Collation
    1. English with collation setting (SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS)
    2. Norwegian with collation setting (Danish_Norwegian_CI_AS)
    3. Simplified Chinese with collation setting (Chinese_PRC_CI_AS)
    4. Japanese with collation setting (Japanese_CI_AS)
    5. German with collation setting (German_PhoneBook_CI_AS)
  3. Authentication
    • Mixed mode (MS SQL and Windows authentication).
  4. BCP
    • The bcp.exe and bcp.rll must be available in the Firewall Analyzer bin directory.
      The BCP utility provided with Microsoft SQL Server is a command line utility that allows you to import and export large amounts of data in and out of SQL server databases quickly. The bcp.exe and bcp.rll will be available in the MSSQL installation directory. If MSSQL is in a remote machine, copy bcp.exe and bcp.rll files and paste them in the  <\Firewall Analyzer\bin>  directory.
Note : The SQL server version compliant with the SQL Native Client must be installed in the same server.

Compare Editions

Perpetual Edition Pricing


Starts at $1,186
  • Network Traffic Analysis
    • Bandwidth Reports
    • Inbound / Outbound Traffic
    • Internet / Intranet Reports
    • VPN Usage & Trend
    • Protocol Usage
    • Firewall Rules Report
    • Sites Accessed by Users
    • Firewall Device Audit Report
    • and More...

Enterprise Edition

Starts at: $25,194
  • Scalable architecture
  • Monitors multi-geographical locations
  • Distributed central-collector architecture
  • Site specific reports
  • Web-client Rebranding
  • Client & user specific views
  • Failover/High availability (Default addon)
  • + All the features of Professional Edition
  • and more...

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