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Keeping your system’s date and time accurate is easy to do using NTP.
Having an accurate clock on your server ensures that time stamps in emails sent from your machine are correct. An accurate clock is especially helpful when you...
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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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Linux IPTables

By default, RackConnect Automation takes complete control of the iptables software firewall on your Linux Cloud Servers, using it to enforce your configured Network Policies for those network connections that do not traverse your...
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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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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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IP tables is a firewall and networking tool available to all Linux Distros and operates by analyzing packets at the kernel level as they are received.

Contents
1 Introduction
2 The Base Ruleset
2.1 Reading the Ruleset
2.2...
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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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To understand what exactly a firewall is, it is necessary to first understand what the Internet is. The Internet is, simply put, a web-like network of computers -- nothing more, nothing less. Some computers (like your laptop)...
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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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Windows Firewall

To understand what exactly a firewall is, it is necessary to first understand what the Internet is. The Internet is, simply put, a web-like network of computers -- nothing more, nothing less. Some computers (like your laptop)...
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