Overview: Firewall Policies

By using firewall policies, you can allow certain types of network traffic. In the Network > Firewall Policies section of the Cloud Panel, all firewall policies that you have configured are displayed in a table. This table lists the most important information for each firewall policy:

Name: The name assigned to the firewall policy. You can change the name at any time.

Status: The current status of the firewall policy.

  • Active: The firewall policy is active.
  • Disabled: The firewall policy is disabled.
  • Configuring: The configuration of the firewall policy will be changed.
  • Deleting: The firewall policy will be deleted.

Port(s): for which the firewall policy applies.

To display all data for a specific firewall policy, click its name. The list includes the following additional data:

Action: Specifies which traffic in the firewall rule is allowed

Allowed IP: IP address(es) for which incoming traffic is allowed.

Protocol: The protocol through which the data connection is established.

Port(s): Port used for the data connection.

Description: The description of the firewall policy. You can change the description at any time.

Clicking the INSERT DEFAULTS button opens up a selection of standard firewall rules that you can use to quickly configure your firewall policy.

Assigned IP: Servers and IP addresses assigned to the firewall policy.

Creation Date: The date on which the firewall policy has been created.

History: The list of all actions taken so far.


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