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How do I change my VPS Hosting firewall status?


VPS OS Firewall is set "on" by default, and will block services other than SSH. Type the following commands to turn off the iptables firewall or change the iptables firewall to another status. It is best to keep the firewall on and add specific rules to allow specific service.

To turn off iptables firewall: service iptables stop

To turn on iptables firewall: service iptables start

To turn off iptables firewall on boot: chkconfig iptables off

To turn on iptables firewall on boot: chkconfig iptables on



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