Whitelisting IP on the WAF

Table of ContentsWAF Management Addition RemovalAt the moment, it's only possible to whitelist IPs via the control panel. Please get in touch with us via our support portal for more complex requirements (user agent, URI etc.) WAF Management Addition Log in and select stacks from the menu, Select the stack you want to administer, Select … Continue reading

Creating a Port Forward

Table of ContentsPort Forward Management Creating a new port forward Removing a port forwardAt the moment, it is only possible to create a port forward for SSH/SCP/SFTP via the control panel. Please get in touch with us via our support portal for more complex requirements (different ports, destinations etc.) Port Forward Management Creating a new … Continue reading

SSH warnings when working with multiple stacks

Table of ContentsOn Windows On Linux Disable host checking for your user Disable host checking for all users Scan hosts on connectIf you have multiple separate stacks with Sonassi, you will find that connecting to different stacks and accessing SSH is going to trigger a warning, WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED! This is caused … Continue reading

Adding an SSH user

Table of ContentsExamples Full access Create user Remove user Restricted access Create user Remove userAdding a SSH user is performed via SSH. Log into your acc server and switch user to root su -l root /microcloud/scripts_ro/create_ssh_user.sh -h There are a number of options that can be supplied to create a SSH user create_ssh_user.sh Usage: create_ssh_user.sh … Continue reading

Installing and connecting to MageStack with OpenVPN

Table of ContentsWindows XP/Vista/7/8 Checking the VPN is connected Mac OS X Checking the VPN is connectedAfter requesting your VPN bundle from our team, you will have been sent 2 emails. The first email contains a password for the ZIP file attached in the second email This email contains a password protected ZIP file, within … Continue reading

Issuing VPN Bundles

Table of ContentsUser Management Issuing a new bundle Revoking a bundle Re-sending a bundleEach user requires their own VPN certificate and pass-phrase (bundle), no two users can share the same certificate. Sometimes third parties require short-term access, the process is the same for any permanent user. The bundle is sent out over 2 separate emails, … Continue reading

Adding an FTP user

Table of ContentsExamples Read only user Write user Change a users passwordAdding a FTP user is performed via SSH. Log into your acc server and switch user to root su -l root /microcloud/scripts_ro/create_ftp_user.sh -h There are a number of options that can be supplied to create a FTP user create_ftp_user.sh Usage: create_ftp_user.sh [-r|-l|-p] [username] [directory] … Continue reading

Accessing MageStack for the first time

You will need to first request an OpenVPN access certificate from the Sonassi support team – each user will require a certificate. Just supply the email address and we’ll do the rest. You will receive two emails (or 1 email and one SMS depending on your request); one containing a password protected ZIP bundle containing … Continue reading