Naming and Numbering ACLs

By | 9th November 2015

What is Named and NumberACLs ?

Using numbered Access Control Lists (ACLs) is an effective method for determining the ACL type on smaller networks with more consistently defined traffic.

However, a number does not inform you of the function of the ACL.  with Cisco IOS Release 11.2, this enables you to  use a name to identify a Cisco ACL.

Numbered ACLs

You assign a number based on which protocol you want filtered:

(1 to 99) and (1300 to 1999): Standard IP ACL

(100 to 199) and (2000 to 2699): Extended IP ACL

Named ACLs

You assign a name by providing the name of the ACL:

Names can contain alphanumeric characters.

It is suggested that the name be written in CAPITAL LETTERS.

Names cannot contain spaces or punctuation and must begin with a letter.

You can add or delete entries within the ACL.




Access Control Lists Explained 

IPv6 ACLs

Applying Extended ACLs on Interfaces

Complex ACLs

Creating Standard ACLs

How to Configure Switchport ACLs

Numbering and Naming ACLs

Reflective ACLs

Time Base ACLs

Troubleshooting ACLs Errors

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