How to Install ConfigServer Firewall (CSF) on Ubuntu

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What is a Firewall?

Broadly speaking, a firewall is part of a network or server that is designed to restrict potentially malicious and unauthorized access to the hardware while still allowing outward communication from the network or server. 

There are two types of firewalls; physical hardware firewalls which are devices that connect to the destination server and stop traffic from passing to it and, software-based firewalls that run on a server and filter/reject connection attempts. In both cases, the firewall is at its core, a security measure meant to protect your data from unauthorized access. Today, we are going to review how to install CSF Firewall on a Ubuntu server 

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What is an EPP Code?

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When you have control over a domain name it grants you several extremely powerful options such as renewing it, cancelling it, and pointing inbound traffic to a location of your choosing. Because of the long-term impact all of these changes could have, Registrars (such as eNom and GoDaddy) take security very seriously. What does this mean for you? If you are wanting to transfer a domain to a new Registrar, you are going to need the authorization code from the current Registrar and that takes the form of the EPP Code.

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