December 16, 2015

Scaleway C3

This is an old post, Scaleway does offer cheap 64bit VPSes now.

Scaleway has a good deal with their ARM VPS. But there are some down sides..

One of them I have fixed (ufw). The other, getting to run docker on them, I have not tried to tackle. I’m currently satisfied, but may switch to OVH in the future, since their (same price) VPS has 64bit, which will run docker.

Scaleway ufw lock out

I could not get the firewall up and running, it kept locking me out, until I found [this]{} solution;

sudo ufw default deny incoming
sudo ufw default allow outgoing
sudo ufw allow ssh # 22/tcp
sudo ufw allow www # 80/tcp
sudo ufw allow 443/tcp # https

echo going to change some config files, specific for scaleway #
echo creating backup of config files we change
sudo cp /etc/default/ufw /etc/default/ufw.bak
sudo cp /etc/ufw/after.rules /etc/ufw/after.rules.bak
echo changing them
sudo sed -i 's/IPV6=yes/IPV6=no/g' /etc/default/ufw
sudo sed -i 's/DEFAULT_INPUT_POLICY="DROP"/DEFAULT_INPUT_POLICY="ACCEPT"/g' /etc/default/ufw
sudo sed -i 's/COMMIT/-A\ ufw-reject-input\ -j\ DROP\nCOMMIT/g' /etc/ufw/after.rules

sudo ufw enable
sudo ufw status

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