Editing a Firewall Policy

You can change a firewall policy at any time. To change a firewall policy, proceed as follows:

Requirement

You are in the Network > Firewall Policies section of the Cloud Panel.

  • On the left, click Network > Firewall Policies.

  • Activate the desired firewall.

    In the Configuration section you can create the firewall rules.

    To manually adjust a firewall rule, click  next to the rule to be adjusted. Then adjust the configuration:


    Individual Firewall Rule
     

    • Permitted IP: Enter the IP address which you want to be allowed access. Alternatively, you can enter a desired IP address range in the following format: 217.12.1.5-217.12.1.128
    • Protocol: Select the desired protocol.
    • Port(s): Enter the desired port. Alternatively, you can enter a single port range or multiple ports. To create a rule for a port range, enter the lower and upper range values. Separate these values ​​with a hyphen. Example: 4000-5000. To create a separate firewall rule for each port, separate these with a comma.
    • Description: Enter a description for the firewall rule.


    Predefined Firewall Rule

    To add a predefined firewall rule, click Add Predefined Values. Then select the rule you want and adjust it manually if necessary. Some of the available rules are listed below:
     
    • Block all ports: Blocks all incoming ports on the server.
    • Open all ports: Opens all incoming ports on the server.
    • HTTP: Opens port 80 for incoming requests.
    • HTTPS: Opens port 443 for incoming requests.
    • POP3 SSL: Opens port 995 for incoming requests.
    • IMAP4 SSL: Opens port 993 for incoming requests.
     

    To save the change, click .

    To delete a firewall rule, click .

    To add a new firewall rule, enter the desired values ​​in the last row of the table. To save the firewall rule click .

    To reset a new firewall rule, click .

  • In the Assigned IP section, you can assign different servers to the firewall policy.

    • Click Assign.
      All servers that have not been assigned to a firewall policy are displayed.

    • Select one or more servers and click Apply Changes.

 

The firewall policy will be configured. This process may take several minutes.