Creating a Firewall Policy

Create a firewall policy to allow certain types of network traffic.

Step 1

In the left menu, click Network > Firewall Policies.

Step 2

Click Create.

Step 3

Enter the desired name for the firewall policy.

Step 4

In the Configuration section you can create individual or predefined firewall rules:

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, specify the desired ports with a comma to separate them. 

    Please note: SMTP port 25 (outgoing) is blocked for security reasons. If you want to enable the SMTP port, please contact customer service.

  • Description: Enter a description for the firewall rule.

Predefined Firewall Rule

To add a predefined firewall rule, click Insert default 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 a new firewall rule, click .

To reset a firewall rule, click .

To delete a firewall rule, click  delete.

Step 5

To create the firewall policy, click Create.

The firewall policy will be created.

Once the firewall policy is active, you can assign a server to it.