Guide: Using security groups


Using security groups

Creating a security group

To manage security groups, go to Infrastructure > Network and select the Security Group tab. Click on the Add button to create a security group.

After pressing the button, the Security group window should appear.

After the successful creation operation, the new security group should be visible in the Security groups tab.

Creating a rule

To add a rule to your security group, first select the group you are interested in the Security groups tab. Then click on Add Rule.

The process of creating a rule is presented on the example of the allowing connection via ssh.

  • Name - enter the name of the new rule,
  • Direction -  select the ingress option,
  • Rule type - select the Custom Rule option,
  • Protocol - TCP,
  • Port range - enter value 22, because ssh is listening on this port,
  • Secure type -  select the network option,
  • Source - enter value, allows from any address,
  • Destination type - instance.

Press the Save changes button to create new rule.

After the successful creation operation, the new rule should be visible in the Rules section.