Editing a Firewall Policy

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

Prerequisite

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

  • Activate the desired firewall.

  • You can edit firewall policies in the Configuration section.

    To manually edit a firewall policy, click  next to the policy to be adjusted then proceed as follows:


    Individual Firewall Policy

    • Allowed 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 policy 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 policy for each port, separate these with a comma.

    • Description: Write a description for the firewall policy.



    Predefined Firewall Policy

    To add a predefined firewall policy, click Add Predefined Values. Select the desired policy and if necessary, adjust it manually. Some of the available policies 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 changes, click .

    To delete a firewall policy, click .

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

    To reset a new firewall policy, click .

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

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

    • Select one or more servers and click Save Changes.

 

The firewall policy is being configured. This process may take several minutes.