Guides - Add Cloud Firewall

Secure your network with Linode Cloud Firewall. Create Firewall rules that only allow network traffic on selected ports and protocols.

  1. Log in to the Cloud Manager and select Firewalls from the navigation menu.

  2. From the Firewalls listing page, click on the Create a Firewall link.

  3. The Add a Firewall drawer appears with the Firewall configurations needed to add a Firewall. Configure your Firewall with at minimum the required fields:

    ConfigurationDescription
    LabelThe label is used an identifier for this Cloud Firewall. Required
    LinodesThe Linode(s) on which to apply this Firewall. A list of all Linodes on your account are visible. You can skip this configuration if you do not yet wish to apply the Firewall to a Linode.
  4. Click on the Create button to finish creating the Cloud Firewall. By default, a new Cloud Firewall will accept all inbound and outbound connections. Custom rules can be added as needed. See Add New Cloud Firewall Rules.

    Click on the Create button to create your Firewall.

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