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How do I manage the firewall?

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In this tutorial we will be managing the firewall on our VPS.
Begin by clicking the Firewall link.

In this tutorial we will be managing the firewall on our VPS.
Begin by clicking the Firewall link.

First let's manage the basic firewall setup.

First let's manage the basic firewall setup.

Let's choose the Advanced firewall that accepts all traffic by default. This is a good basic setup for most VPS systems.

Let's choose the Advanced firewall that accepts all traffic by default. This is a good basic setup for most VPS systems.

Our new rules have been added.
Now we notice that someone from the IP 123.123.123.123 has been trying to attack our site. Let's create a new rule to block all traffic from that IP.

Our new rules have been added.
Now we notice that someone from the IP 123.123.123.123 has been trying to attack our site. Let's create a new rule to block all traffic from that IP.

Enter a name for the rule. This helps you identify the rule when you are looking at the firewall overview.

Enter a name for the rule. This helps you identify the rule when you are looking at the firewall overview.

Then set the policy to reject all connections.

Then set the policy to reject all connections.

Then enter the IP address to block.

Then enter the IP address to block.

Then click the Submit button.

Then click the Submit button.

Our new rule has been added. Now 123.123.123.123 won't be able to connect to our VPS.

Our new rule has been added. Now 123.123.123.123 won't be able to connect to our VPS.