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The use of firewall has been widespread in all the emerging technologies such as service oriented architecture, web services, cloud computing and so on. The term security itself is the most important task that has to be maintained in the real-time applications. Policies are enrolled in the security of the firewall where the quality of policies is to be maintained. The network administrator defines the policy as a rule. Managing the firewall policies, maintaining the risk analysis and also the conflicting nature that arise in the network, lack of systematic analysis mechanisms and tools used are often error prone.