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CUSTOMER'S BUSINESS: Industry-leading, career- and compliance-based, online learning solutions for financial services   
CHALLENGES: Maintaining network uptime for the over 1200 financial institutions who rely on their training...
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CUSTOMER'S BUSINESS: Applicant tracking and candidate testing software 
CHALLENGES: Excessive downtime and lack of support from previous provider  RACKSPACE SOLUTION: Dedicated servers, managed backup, firewalls, and Fanatical...
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CUSTOMER'S BUSINESS: Financial security software application
CHALLENGES: Create a scalable infrastructure to support the growth of their production and network management
RACKSPACE SOLUTION: Three application servers, a database...
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CUSTOMER'S BUSINESS: Social networking and hyper-local deals
CHALLENGES: Scaling servers and networking equipment to meet rapid customer growth
RACKSPACE SOLUTION: Firewalls, Dedicated Servers, Fanatical Support®
BUSINESS OUTCOME...
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Although Rackspace Cloud has taken steps to make your default Cloud Server image as secure as possible, the first line of defense lies in the hands of you, our customer.  Follow these steps immediately after creating your Cloud...
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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...
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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 and...
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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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Although Rackspace Cloud has taken steps to make your default Cloud Server image as secure as possible, the first line of defense lies in the hands of you, our customer.  Follow these steps immediately after creating your Cloud...
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SSH

Although Rackspace Cloud has taken steps to make your default Cloud Server image as secure as possible, the first line of defense lies in the hands of you, our customer.  Follow these steps immediately after creating your Cloud...
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- Getting Started -

Although Rackspace Cloud has taken steps to make your default Cloud Server image as secure as possible, the first line of defense lies in the hands of you, our customer.  Follow these steps immediately after creating your Cloud...
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CentOS/Fedora/Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Although Rackspace Cloud has taken steps to make your default Cloud Server image as secure as possible, the first line of defense lies in the hands of you, our customer.  Follow these steps immediately after creating your Cloud...
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Ubuntu/Debian Linux

Although Rackspace Cloud has taken steps to make your default Cloud Server image as secure as possible, the first line of defense lies in the hands of you, our customer.  Follow these steps immediately after creating your Cloud...
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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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