For Linux VPS and Windows VPS Managed in the Cloud Panel
You can change a firewall policy at any time. To change a firewall policy, follow the steps below:
- Log in to your IONOS account.
Click Menu > Server & Cloud in the title bar. If you have multiple contracts, select the desired Server & Cloud contract.
In the Network > Firewall Policies section, select the desired server.
Select the firewall.
In the Configuration section, you can customize the incoming firewall rules.
To manually customize a firewall rule, click next to the rule you want to edit. Then, customize the configuration:
Custom Firewall Rule
Allowed IP: Enter the desired IP address for which access should be allowed. Alternatively, you can enter a desired IP address range in the following format: 18.104.22.168-22.214.171.124
Protocol: Select the desired protocol.
Port(s): Enter the desired port. Alternatively, you can enter a 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.
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 manually adjust it if necessary.
Some of the available rules are listed below:
Block all ports: Blocks all incoming ports from the server.
Open all ports: Opens all incoming ports of the server.
HTTP: Opens port 80 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 .
The firewall policy is configured.