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Firewall for licence server

Discussion in 'Security' started by Springgrass, Sep 22, 2014.

  1. Springgrass

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    Hi,

    I'm trying to setup CPanel on our VPS to determine if it works on our Datacenter. I read the document that we need to open port 2089 for CPanel license server. However I don't want this port to open to the entire world, and wonder if there is any IP rule that would restrict access to this port since our datacenter has a strict Firewall policy.

    Please let me know.

    Thanks much,
     
  2. server9host

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    Hello,

    You can allow port 2089 for specific IP address using CSF firewall or adding rule in iptables.

    Thanks
     
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  3. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager
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    I suggest installing a firewall management utility such as CSF:

    ConfigServer Security & Firewall

    Port 2089 is only added to the "Allow outgoing TCP ports" configuration by default in CSF.

    Thank you.
     
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