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When you modify a firewall configuration, it is important to consider potential security risks to avoid future issues. Security is a complex topic and can vary from case to case, but this article describes best practices for...
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Prerequisites: Configuring Interface Based Firewall on the Vyatta Network Appliance

This article demonstrates how to block an IP in the vRouter's configuration.

Add an IP address to a DENY group

Log in to the vRouter and add...
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Note: These are the basics of connecting to a Linux Cloud Server and setting up security.  In the next articles we will show you how to complete these steps for a Windows Cloud Server.

Although Rackspace Cloud has taken steps...
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Windows Server 2003

Note:  Rackspace no longer offers Cloud Servers with Windows 2003, but these instructions are here for legacy support purposes. Problem:  In Windows 2003 R2, Internet Information Server (IIS) downloads are slow or disconnect...
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Windows Firewall

Note:  Rackspace no longer offers Cloud Servers with Windows 2003, but these instructions are here for legacy support purposes. Problem:  In Windows 2003 R2, Internet Information Server (IIS) downloads are slow or disconnect...
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Creating an Inbound Predefined Allow Rule 1. Launch Windows Firewall with Advanced Security by clicking on Start > Administrative Tools > Windows Firewall with Advanced Security.2. Select Inbound Rules in the left pane and...
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Creating an Inbound Port Allow Rule

1. Launch Windows Firewall with Advanced Security by clicking on Start > Administrative Tools > Windows Firewall with Advanced Security.




2. Select Inbound Rules in the left pane...
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Windows Tools

Note:  Rackspace no longer offers Cloud Servers with Windows 2003, but these instructions are here for legacy support purposes. Problem:  In Windows 2003 R2, Internet Information Server (IIS) downloads are slow or disconnect...
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Linux IPTables

Note: The commands and utilities in this article have been tested on a Debian Cloud Server. They are not guaranteed to function correctly on other distributions. However, the General Package Installation Guidelines article may...
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Note: These are the basics of connecting to a Linux Cloud Server and setting up security.  In the next articles we will show you how to complete these steps for a Windows Cloud Server.

Although Rackspace Cloud has taken steps...
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- Getting Started -

Note: These are the basics of connecting to a Linux Cloud Server and setting up security.  In the next articles we will show you how to complete these steps for a Windows Cloud Server.

Although Rackspace Cloud has taken steps...
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Ubuntu/Debian Linux

Note: These are the basics of connecting to a Linux Cloud Server and setting up security.  In the next articles we will show you how to complete these steps for a Windows Cloud Server.

Although Rackspace Cloud has taken steps...
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CentOS/Fedora/Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Note: These are the basics of connecting to a Linux Cloud Server and setting up security.  In the next articles we will show you how to complete these steps for a Windows Cloud Server.

Although Rackspace Cloud has taken steps...
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SSH

Note: These are the basics of connecting to a Linux Cloud Server and setting up security.  In the next articles we will show you how to complete these steps for a Windows Cloud Server.

Although Rackspace Cloud has taken steps...
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Security

On Cloud Sites, due to our unique hosting environment, we require an addition to the Allow/Deny instruction in the .htaccess file when controlling access to a site based on IP address. The issue is that the requesting IP address...
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