I have setup UFW with:
sudo ufw default allow outgoing sudo ufw default deny incoming sudo ufw allow ssh sudo ufw allow from 123.456.78.9
sudo ufw status:
To Action From -- ------ ---- 22 ALLOW Anywhere Anywhere ALLOW 123.456.78.9 22 (v6) ALLOW Anywhere (v6)
How ever I am still able to connect to the node from other IPs on ports other than 22. What am I doing wrong? Tried reloading and restarting.
This is a very basic installation, at this point I have really only created a new user.
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The issue was that I was using Docker which does not respect the rules of UFW.
Are you certain you’re attempting to connect from an IP other than 123.456.78.9 (your home/office IP)? Because that IP is clear to connect to any port on your server.
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The “ufw allow ssh” is allowing SSH from any location. Dropping that and being more specific will help to accomplish your goal. I recommend reviewing this, it’s pretty tame as far as documentation goes, and full of examples: