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How secure is Rackspace’s Cloud Monitoring system?

and secure. Cloud Monitoring Uncategorized ...

Filed in: Cloud Monitoring

What are the Security Concerns with SSL Termination?

After SSL Termination decrypts the data at the Cloud Load Balancer, it passes the unencrypted data to any nodes that are configured for that device.  If you have nodes that are not in the same data center as the SSL-enabled load balancer, that unencrypted ...

Can I use RackConnect as a firewall for my Cloud Servers?

RackConnect Network Policies. RackConnect Security Tools ...

Filed in: RackConnect

What are these "Network Policies"?

RackConnect device, any dedicated networks and any RackConnected Cloud servers. RackConnect Security ...

Filed in: RackConnect

Can I run a firewall on my server?

2012 Cloud Servers Security ...

Filed in: Cloud Servers

What is SSL Termination?

SSL Termination is a new feature available for Cloud Load Balancers that allows for the termination of secure traffic at the load balancer.  Without this feature enabled, secure traffic is decrypted only by the webserver which holds the SSL certificate.  With this feature enabled, customers can now ...

What are the benefits of using SSL Termination on the Cloud Load Balancer?

With SSL Termination the traffic is decrypted at the Cloud Load Balancer, and unencrypted traffic can now be distributed to one or more Cloud Servers to be processed Following are other benefits: The ability to configure a load balancer that accepts both secure & unsecured traffic, or secure traffic ...

Cloud Files - How do Permissions Work?

transmitted over a HTTPS connection. Cloud Files Security ...

Filed in: Cloud Files

Why does uploading a file in the Control Panel set the Allow-Origin header on my container?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cross-origin_resource_sharing .   Cloud Files Security ...

Filed in: Cloud Files

I've got my cloud installed—now what?

Congratulations! You can create a project, generate keypairs, add users, edit security settings, and, of course, launch instances. Refer to the Getting Started Guide for more information. Once you have the basic setup tasks complete, your cloud will be ready to use. Rackspace Private Cloud ...

What is Bulk Import to Cloud Files?

Bulk Import to Cloud Files is a product that enables customers to safely and securely send Rackspace physical media to be uploaded directly at the datacenters. This means customers can avoid the time and bandwidth charges that go along with uploading large amounts of data from a standard office ...

Filed in: Cloud Files

I need VPN connectivity to my Cloud Servers. Can RackConnect help?

Yes, because RackConnect is a dedicated firewall, it is possible to terminate a site-to-site VPN on the device, or to use a client-based VPN. This enables secure VPN communication between your office or home into the cloud environment. RackConnect Uncategorized ...

Filed in: RackConnect

I've had shell access (SSH) in the past. Why isn't it offered on Cloud Sites?

Shell access (also commonly known as SSH access) is not offered on Cloud Sites, primarily for security reasons. Keep in mind, however, that many functions typically accessed via shell are available on The Rackspace Cloud, including cron jobs, file permissions, and unzip. You can also do many SSH type ...

Filed in: Cloud Sites

How is SSL traffic normally handled?

Secure traffic comes in to your site over an encrypted SSL connection, and it must be decrypted by the webserver which holds the SSL certificate.  The Cloud Load Balancer passes all traffic directly to the Cloud Server with the corresponding SSL certificate, placing the burden of the decryption on that ...

Does Rackspace donate used equipment?

Rackspace sends ALL used compute/storage/network/drives (e-waste) to a certified electronics refurbisher that is under contract with Rackspace. This insures that all assets are securely and responsibly processed. We are working on an “Employee Purchase Program” with the refurbishing company to offer Rackers ...

Filed in: Cloud Hosting

Do you provide Console access?

Yes, via an Ajax web terminal accessible through the Control Panel, under the section 'Actions for this Server'. Note: Console access is via a secure HTTP connection which is different connection from the traditional way to connect via SSH for Linux or RDP for Windows. Console can be a useful ...

Filed in: Cloud Servers

Do Cloud Load Balancers support SSL Termination?

SSL Termination on Cloud Load Balancers is supported via the API and through the Cloud Control Panel .  SSL Termination allows users to have their secure traffic terminate at the load balancer with centralized certificate management. Features of this service are as follows: SSL acceleration for improved ...

How do I configure SSL Termination using the Cloud Control Panel?

You can quickly configure SSL termination for an existing Cloud Load Balancer by using the Cloud Control Panel. Click on an existing load balancer to open its Details Page. Scroll to the Optional Features section.  Click the Edit pencil to the right of the Secure Traffic (SSL) option. In the pop-up ...

How can I access my database instance?

Cloud Databases provides several options for connecting to your database, giving you complete flexibility in how you access your database. For increased security, your database is available only on the Rackspace private network by default.  However, you can connect to your database by using several  methods ...

Filed in: Cloud Databases

How are my files encrypted?

For technically savvy users, here are some details on how your files are encrypted. Files are encrypted prior to uploading them using 256-bit AES. AES is an industry (and government) standard and is one of the most well studied and most secure encryption algorithms available. Jungle Disk uses a unique ...

Filed in: Cloud Drive

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