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    Can I firewall my server??

    Can I firewall my server??

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    Sure, you can use the Windows Firewall if your are using Windows Server. For a Linux Server the security is much more and you already have Firewall.
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    Most of the servers are using Linux based operating software, which is much more secure than any other server or OS, but still extra protection is always good.
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    Yeah everyone can use firewell for your sercer.

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    I'm looking for answers from people who are experts in security. I believe that this is an important question, and the answer will benefit more than just myself and the company I work for. I've been running our server network for several years without a compromise, without any firewalling at all.

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    I recommend you check out Pulse Servers. If you're looking for a hardware firewall with DDoS protection, this is it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kltranslation11 View Post
    I'm looking for answers from people who are experts in security. I believe that this is an important question, and the answer will benefit more than just myself and the company I work for. I've been running our server network for several years without a compromise, without any firewalling at all.
    So let’s start from you. What kind of server security tips you would like to share?
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    You have IPtalbles default on Linux distro servers. You can configure it to restrict and allow IPs / packets. To harder the security, SSH ports, strong passwords, FTP details, etc need to be changed from the defaults.
    Further implement CSF Firewall- available for Linux- simple and easy to install and configure. There are other tools like Brute Force Detection tools,etc which add to the security.

    A managed server usually comes with the Security tools to harden your server. Hope this helps

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    The majority of the servers are utilizing Linux based working programming, which is substantially more secure than whatever other server or OS, yet at the same time additional assurance is constantly great.

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    Absolutely, just try to be careful not to firewall yourself out of your own VPS. If this happens to you, you can utilise the rescue feature within control panel to get out from the situation.

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    Yes, you can firewall your server to limit the connections to your server and avoid unauthorized access. There many aspects and features in securing the server, firewall is an important one.
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    Firewalls are similar to proxy servers in that they enforce security primarily based on an IP-address and network-offerings protection policy. However, you may alter a firewall's policy much more without problems than you may a proxy server's. You can block or open precise ports to let a new service in or to preserve one out, making it less complicated to trade the network's safety coverage. This characteristic is called packet-layer filtering, which means the firewall evaluates primarily based on characteristics of individual packets as they come on the interface rather than the application-layer gateway's technique of comparing the request itself, which might also require reassembling numerous packets before the evaluation takes place.

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