About this service

Description The firewall protects the University network from external threats and attacks. Depending on customers’ needs for security, departmental network administrators can place their subnet ranges into different firewall groups with different levels of protection.
Other names None listed
Documentation links Campus Firewalls | Firewall Service Plan Details
Features and tools IP2Fire is a web application that is designed to give IT pros the ability to retrieve firewall group information for a given IP or range of IP's. To view network ranges in IP2Fire, a user must be listed with at least "Read Only" permissions in CDB under the appropriate networks.

IP2Fire is found here:

CDB is found here:

Getting and using this service

Who can use the service Faculty/Staff
How to get the service Requests for inclusion in firewall groups should be submitted by network contacts listed in Contacts Database. Follow the instructions on the Service Participation page, and submit the forms from that page to
Cost No charge
Usage constraints Campus IP space can be defined in the firewalls. 6 IP address groupings per network, utilizing defined firewall groups

Support and Hours

How to get help Contact the Technology Services Help Desk by phone (217-244-7000) or by email (
Training and consulting opportunities None listed
Maintenance hours Maintenance windows are the same as the campus Network. Posted maintenance windows are: 5:30am-7:30am M-F, 5:30am-10:00am Sat, and 5:30-noon Sunday.
Lifecycle stage Production
Provided by Technology Services
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Service ID: 175
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