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Create a Whitelist for IP or CIDR Addresses

Whitelist settings

Service Whitelist Settings allow you to explicitly grant access to specific IP addresses and/or CIDR notations for logins, APIs, and dashboard access.

The IP address of the Admin who enables the feature is automatically added to the whitelist. Once the feature is enabled, the IP address or CIDR of each user in an account must be added to the whitelist in order to log in to Sumo Logic User Interface or make any requests via the Sumo Logic APIs. The whitelist does not cover the Collector IP (Server IP) to connect to Sumo Logic.

You can also share dashboards with users connecting from IP addresses or CIDRs in this whitelist. That way they can see the dashboard without logging in, but the dashboard remains private to your whitelist. The public cannot see it.

Whitelist settings take effect after users have logged out of their Sumo Logic accounts. If a user is logged in when you make the whitelist setting, they will stay logged in.  Any IP or CIDR addresses must be associated with your company in order to add them to the whitelist. Wildcards are not supported, don't use them to specify an IP or CIDR address range.

Enable Service Whitelist settings for Login and APIs

  1. Go to Administration > Security.
  2. Select the Service Whitelist Settings tab.
  3. Under Service Whitelist Settings, select the Enable Login/API Whitelist check box.
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  4. Copy and paste your IP address in the IP Address or CIDR text box and click Add.
  5. Type additional IP and/or CIDR addresses in the text box, and click Add. Repeat this step until you've added all the addresses you'd like to whitelist.
  6. Click Save.

Enable Dashboard Whitelist

  1. Go to Administration > Security.
  2. Select the Service Whitelist Settings tab.
  3. Under Service Whitelist Settings, select the Enable Dashboard Whitelist check box.
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  4. Copy and paste your IP address in the IP Address or CIDR text box and click Add.
  5. Type additional IP and/or CIDR addresses in the text box, and click Add. Repeat this step until you've added all the addresses you'd like to whitelist.
  6. Click Save.

Disable whitelist settings

  1. Go to Administration > Security.
  2. Select the Service Whitelist Settings tab.
  3. Under Service Whitelist Settings, deselect Enable Login/API Whitelist or Enable Dashboard Whitelist or both options.
  4. Click Save. You will be prompted to confirm that you want to disable your whitelist settings.
  5. Click OK.
     

Edit whitelisted addresses

After an IP or CIDR address has been whitelisted you can edit the address. Note that any edits are immediately put into effect.

  1. Click an address, then make any edits in the text box.
  2. Click Update.
  3. Click Save.

Changes are applied immediately.

Delete a whitelisted address

After an IP or CIDR address has been whitelisted you delete the address. Deletions are immediate and cannot be undone.

  1. Hover over the address you want to delete.
  2. Click x. You'll see a confirmation notice that your address has been removed.