Creating a Firewall Policy
In this article, we'll show you how to create a firewall policy to allow certain types of network traffic.
Enter the desired firewall policy name.
In the Configuration area, you can create individual or predefined firewall rules:
Individual Firewall Rule
Allowed IP: Enter the desired IP address for which you want to allow access. Alternatively, you can enter a desired IP address range in the following format: 188.8.131.52-184.108.40.206
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: To create a separate firewall rule for multiple ports, enter the desired ports with a comma to separate them.
Description: Enter a description for the firewall rule.
Predefined firewall rule
To add a predefined rule, click the Add Predefined Values button. 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 of the servers.
Open all ports: Opens all incoming ports of the servers.
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 add another firewall rule, click the symbol.
To reset a firewall rule (clear the values), click .
To delete a firewall rule, click .
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To create the firewall policy, click Create.
The firewall policy has now been created.
Once the firewall policy is active, you can assign it to a server by clicking the Assign button further down the Firewall Policies page.