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Cloud Control Overview

The Cloud Control is the management panel used to control, upgrade, manage and configure OpenStack instances. You can find it in your client area.   Accessing the Cloud Control Panel in Your Client Area You can access the Cloud Control Panel from your client area while logged into your Hostwinds account. Simply navigate to Cloud…

Instance Management Sections Explained

This guide will show what you can do in each of the Instance Management Panel sections (found in the top navigation menu).   Firewall Profile     Here you can view the present firewall profile that is active for the selected instance. You can change the firewall profile that is applied to the instance by…

Managing IPTables Rules

What is IPTables? IPTables is an extremely flexible command-line based firewall utility built specifically for Linux distros. IPTables uses policy chains to allow or block traffic. When a connection is being established on your server, IPTables will identify a rule in its list to determine what action needs to be taken. If no rule is…

How to See if You’re Blocked by the Firewall

The TCP port for FTP is normally set to 21 as a default. If you’re having trouble connecting with FTP, it may be blocked by your firewall. Check your firewall’s logs to see if it’s been blocking connecting to or from the server IP you’re trying to connect to. To see if your ISP is…