This topic describes the release notes of Cloud Firewall.

2020

Release date Feature Description Involved edition Documentation
2020-12 Policy ID for the Internet firewall Policy IDs are provided for the Internet firewall, which helps you identify specific policies by their policy IDs. All paid editions Search for a specific policy based on the policy ID
2020-12 Export of access control policies Both inbound and outbound access control policies of the Internet firewall can be exported to your computer. All paid editions Export policies
2020-11 Secure forward proxy Outbound traffic from NAT Gateway to the Internet can be protected and controlled. Enterprise Edition and Ultimate Edition t2004164.html#task_2004164
2020-11 Auto-renewal Auto-renewal is supported by Cloud Firewall. This feature helps prevent service suspension if you do not renew your service on time. All paid editions Enable the auto-renewal feature
2020-10 Notification settings Notification settings are supported by Cloud Firewall. If Cloud Firewall detects abnormal traffic, compromised hosts, or suspicious outbound connections in your assets, it notifies you by text message or email. All paid editions Configure notification and contact settings
2020-09 Safeguard mode for major activities The Strict Protection Mode switch is added to the Toolbox page. Enterprise Edition t1952831.html#task_1952831
2020-07 Configuration check of security groups The feature used to check the security group configuration is added to the Toolbox page. All paid editions Check security group rules
2020-06 Strict mode of access control policies The Strict Mode switch is moved from the Internet Firewall tab of the Access Control page to the Toolbox page. All paid editions Strict mode of the Internet firewall
2020-06 Rollback of access control policies The policy rollback feature is added to the Toolbox page. Enterprise Edition and Ultimate Edition Back up and roll back an access control policy
2020-04 Breach awareness Intrusion Detection is renamed Breach Awareness. The Breach Awareness page displays the intrusions detected by the intrusion prevention system (IPS). All paid editions Breach awareness
2020-03 Enterprise policy group Enterprise policy groups are supported by internal firewalls. Enterprise Edition and Ultimate Edition Access control on an internal firewall between ECS instances
2020-03 Strict mode of access control policies The strict mode is supported by the Internet firewall. All paid editions Strict mode of the Internet firewall
2020-02 Mining activity over external connections Mining activities are displayed on the External Connections page. All paid editions Outbound connections
2020-02 Most commonly encountered vulnerabilities The most commonly encountered vulnerabilities are displayed. All paid editions None
2020-02 Alert Cloud Firewall is connected with Cloud Monitor to display alerts. All paid editions None
2020-02 Internal firewall Operations logs for internal firewalls are provided. Enterprise Edition and Ultimate Edition None

2019

Release date Description Involved edition Documentation
2019-12 Default allow policies are supported. You can change default inbound policies from Deny to Allow for security groups. All paid editions Default allow policies for security groups
2019-12 If Destination Type of an access control policy is set to Domain Name, Cloud Firewall resolves domain names and displays resolution results. All paid editions Configure access control policies for domain names
2019-12 The page on which you create a VPC firewall is updated. All paid editions Create a VPC firewall
2019-10 Log reports are supported. You can subscribe to reports and view the traffic data collected by using the log analysis feature. All paid editions Log reports
2019-09 Intelligent policies can be delivered to protect your networks and hosts against security threats. All paid editions Intelligent policies
2019-05 Geo-restriction is implemented to allow access only from specified regions, which prevents unauthorized logons and brute-force attacks. All paid editions Access control for outbound and inbound traffic on the Internet firewall
2019-01 Internet access control is supported. Cloud Firewall analyzes access relationships among services and displays analysis results without the need for configuration. Enterprise Edition Internet access

2018

Release date Description Involved edition Documentation
2018-08 The IPS whitelist feature is introduced. This feature allows you to create IPS whitelists to allow access only from trusted sources. All paid editions Intrusion prevention