Tag: ConfigServer Firewall

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Basic Firewall Rules

In a firewall rule, the action component decides if it will permit or block traffic. It has an action-on-match feature. For example, if the traffic matches the components of a rule, then it will be permitted to connect to the network. It is essential to consider the potential security risks when modifying a firewall rule to avoid future issues. Following firewall rules best practices can help you maximize the effectiveness of your solution.

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Just as regular visitors reach our server every day, so do others with more nefarious intentions. It is simply not reasonable to run an online service without some layer of protection. To protect against some of these attacks, Ubuntu ships with ufw (Uncomplicated Firewall). This is a tool designed to make Ubuntu firewall management as easy and user-friendly as possible. Specifically, ufw provides a cleaner interface for the core firewall tools netfilter and iptables, which, while robust, can be challenging to master.

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(On Managed Servers)

In this article, we will provide an in depth explanation on how to set up and customize the messenger feature in CSF on a managed server.

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(On Unmanaged/Core Managed Servers)

What Is CSF?

In this article, we will provide an in-depth explanation of how to set up and customize the messenger feature in CSF on an unmanaged or core managed server.  Let's begin by defining exactly what CSF or ConfigServer Firewall is and what it does.

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