Firewalls must be configured to permit inbound traffic, to the port that must accept incoming requests. In order to do this first create a ‘Firewall Profile’ and then, if required create additional rules for the profile (if you do not require any additional rules you can skip this step).

Creating a Firewall Profile

  1. Login to IMCO Portal (if you are a First User click here for instructions; other Users can click here)

 

  1. Select NETWORK > Firewallfrom the left-side menu options

 

  1. On the ‘Firewall’ page, click the ‘+ Add Profile’button

 

  1. In the ‘New Firewall Profile’ pop-up window, provide:
    1. A Name
    2. Description (optional)
    3. Labels (Optional)

 

  1. Click the Add Firewall Profile button

 

  1. You will receive a confirmation message that the firewall profile has been successfully created and the new rule will be listed under the other firewall profiles

 

Creating Additional Rules/Firewall Policies

  1. Login to IMCO Portal (if you are a First User click here for instructions; other Users can click here)

 

  1. Select NETWORK > Firewall from the left-side menu options

 

  1. On the ‘Firewall’ page, click the firewall profile you want to create a new rule for

 

  1. On the ‘<firewall profile name>’ page, you will see the existing rules for the firewall profile

IMPORTANT! Rules with padlocks () next to them cannot be deleted. They are required by Concerto for managing servers.

 

  1. Click the ‘+ Add firewall rule’ button

 

  1. In the ‘New firewall rule’ pop-up window, enter all fields

 

 

1) Name: Provide a ‘Name’

2) Protocol: Click on  to select between TCP or UDP protocols

3) Min port: Provide the minimum port number for the dynamic port range

4) Max port: Provide the maximum port number for the dynamic port range

5) Source: Provide a source port

 

  1. Click the Add rule button

 

  1. You will receive a confirmation message and the newly created rule will be listed under the ‘<firewall profile name>’ page

 

This new firewall rule is going to be shared by all the virtual machines.