Snel.com offers a Web-based firewall solution to its Cloud VPS customers which supports IPv4 and IPv6. By enabling a set of rules you can easily protect your server(s). In this article, we are only handling ports that are commonly used for a firewall configuration.
Step 1 – Log in to your client area
Step 2 – Cloud VPS
Click on the Cloud VPS server that you want to configure.
Step 3 – Enable firewall
By default the Cloud VPS firewall is disabled. Enable this by navigating to
Network -> Firewall -> Options
Change the following value
Enable Firewall from No to Yes. Click
Save Changes to enable your Cloud VPS firewall.
Step 4 – Samples Firewall Rules
Go back to the
Rulestab in order to create firewall rules.
Step 4.1 – Block all traffic except for web server (port 80 & port 443)
Interface Type Action Source/Port Destination/Port Protocol net0 IN ACCEPT empty:empty empty:443 TCP net0 IN ACCEPT empty:empty empty:80 TCP net0 IN DROP empty:empty empty:empty -
Step 4.2 – Block all SSH (port 22) traffic except for a specific IP(s)
Interface Type Action Source/Port Destination/Port Protocol net0 IN ACCEPT 192.168.1.100:empty empty:22 TCP net0 IN DROP empty:empty empty:22 TCP
Step 4.3 – Block all RDP (port 3389) traffic except for a specific IP(s)
Interface Type Action Source/Port Destination/Port Protocol net0 IN ACCEPT 192.168.1.100:empty empty:3389 TCP net0 IN DROP empty:empty empty:3389 TCP
Congratulations, you have now configured the firewall for your Cloud VPS server. If you need further assistance with configuring your firewall for your Cloud VPS do not hesitate to contact our support team.
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