One of my clients wanted to secure their slave nodes with a firewall, and asked to install CSF on the servers. We setup a new slave node and installed CSF and everything was working fine. Created a new VPS, and noticed that the VPS IP Address is not responding. There was no ping to the VPS IP Address from outside. Logged into the server via console and the IP Address was up in the server. However there was no inbound and outbound network connections.
[root@vps ~]# ping google.com
Thinking it could be a resolver problem, I switched the resolver entries to use google DNS as follows.
[root@vps ~]# vi /etc/resolv.conf
Enter the following
Save and quit the file. Tried to ping google.com again from the server and it timed out again...Read More