UFW: an Uncomplicated Firewall

Introduction For an introduction to firewalls, please see Firewall. UFW – Uncomplicated Firewall The default firewall configuration tool for Ubuntu is ufw. Developed to easeiptables firewall configuration, ufw provides a user friendly way to create an IPv4 or IPv6 host-based firewall. By default UFW is disabled. Gufw is a GUI that is available as a […]

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Protect DDOS attacks

Protect DDOS attacks Using ModEvasive agains DDoS attacks The first think to do is to install ModEvasive. All details are provided in http://hardenubuntu.com/hardening/apache/modsecurity/. Configuring UFW The following instructions can be added to the UFW rules. Edit the /etc/ufw/before.rules: sudo vi /etc/ufw/before.rules Add those lines after *filter near the beginning of the file: :ufw-http – [0:0] […]

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How To Set Up a Firewall with UFW on Ubuntu 14.04

Source: DigitalOcean – Mitchell Anicas Introduction UFW, or Uncomplicated Firewall, is an interface to iptables that is geared towards simplifying the process of configuring a firewall. While iptables is a solid and flexible tool, it can be difficult for beginners to learn how to use it to properly configure a firewall. If you’re looking to […]

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