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OpenStack Networking Cookbook by Chandan Dutta Chowdhury, Sriram Subramanian

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Creating the security group rules to allow web traffic

In this recipe, you will learn how to allow web traffic. We will create rules to allow the traffic destined only to a web server running in a VM. Web traffic is associated with TCP ports 80 for HTTP and 443 for HTTPS.

Getting ready

For this recipe, you will need the following information:

  • The name of the Network
  • The name for the security group

For this recipe, we will use the Chapter7_Network1 Network and the Chapter7_SecurityGroup1 security group that we created in the previous recipe.

How to do it…

The following steps will show you how to open specific application-related protocol ports in a security group:

  1. Log in to Horizon with the appropriate credentials.
  2. Navigate to Project | Compute | Access ...

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