Unblock ports required for my VPS

This article will show you how to unblock any ports within your Virtual Private Server.

If port 224 is blocked, this may cause events within your server to fail. You can unblock this port by following the steps below.

Please note: the following article was originally created for our current generation of Virtual Private Servers. As such, these instructions may not be relevant to our previous generation of Virtual Private Servers.

Important: before getting started, you will need to enable admin access on your server.

If you’re using a Windows server, you can do this by using Windows Defender Firewall.

If you’re using a Linux server, you will need to follow the steps below:

Step 1 of 3

Connect to your server via SSH.

Step 2 of 3

Next, you will need to enter the following command:

sudo firewall-cmd --permanent --zone=public --add-port=2224/tcp

Step 3 of 3

Once you’ve done this, please enter these commands to verify that this port is unblocked:

sudo firewall-cmd --reload

sudo firewall-cmd --list-ports