1. Log in to Plesk.
2. Select "Extensions" under "Server Management".
3. Select 'Firewall" under "Extensions Management".
4. Select the "Edit Firewall Configuration" icon at the top of the
5. Click the "Add Custom Rule" icon.
6. You will be presented with a form to fill in. First,
fill out the Properties section. In this example we are going
to allow incoming connections on port 8447 for the Plesk updater.
Name of the rule: Name your rule that makes it easily identifiable.
Match direction: Choose the traffic direction you wish to apply the rule to.
- Incoming: Traffic coming into the server.
- Outgoing: Traffic going out of the server.
- Forwarding: Redirecting traffic to use another port.
Action: Chose whether you wish the rule to Allow or Deny connections
on this port.
7. In the Ports section, specify the port number or a range of ports in
the Add port or port range box. Select either TCP or UDP and click Add.
8. In most cases you will want to leave the sources section blank in order
to apply your rule to the entire Internet. However, if you want to limit
your rule to a single IP or a range of IP enter these values into the
Add IP address or network box and click Add. Once you have completed
all the fields, click OK.
9. Your new rule will now appear in the list of rules. However you will
need to click on the Activate icon under "Tools" to activate your changes in version
11.5 (click on the Apply Configuration under "Tools" to activate your
changes in plesk version 10)