Guides - Edit Cloud Firewall Rules

A free cloud-based firewall service that can be used to secure any Linode Compute Instance, allowing network traffic only on the specified ports, protocols, and IP addresses.

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Follow the steps in this section to edit predefined and custom Firewall Rules.

  1. Log into your Linode Cloud Manager and select Firewalls from the navigation menu.

  2. From the Firewalls listing page, click on the Firewall whose rules you’d like to edit. This takes you to the Firewall’s Rules page.

  3. Click on the Edit button corresponding to the rule you’d like to edit.

  4. From the Edit Rule drawer, update the rule’s configurations as needed.

  5. Click on the Add Changes button to save your changes and apply them to the rule. If you would like to edit any additional rules, repeat the process outlined in this section.

    Save your Firewall rule edits.

  6. When you are done editing your Firewall rules, click on the Save Changes button on the Rules page for those changes to take effect.

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