Network Security

For an extra layer of network security, you can define an allowed list of IP addresses (IPv4, IPv6, or CIDR) which are authorized to connect to your databases. Any IP address that is not in the list will not be able to connect to your database.

User Interface Overview

The Network Security page is available by clicking Security Security. The following image shows you the main elements in the Network Security user interface.

  1. Add network button: Click this to define which IP addresses can access your database.
  2. Search rule search box: Search the list for a specific network by entering either the rule name or IP range/network.
  3. Morebutton: Shows additional options, like Edit or Remove.

Prerequisites

  • You must have the Owner role to add an IP address or CIDR to the allowed list.
  • You must be logged in to your account.

Add IP Addresses / Networks

Do the following to add a network to the allowed list of IP addresses:

  1. In the web console, click Security Security.
  2. Click Add network.

  3. Enter a name to identify the network and enter the IP address.

  4. Click Create.

Edit a rule

If you have a long list of allowed IP addresses, the easiest way to find the IP address you want to edit is by searching for it using the search box. Do the following to edit IP addresses / networks:

  1. In the web console, click click Security Security.
  2. Search or select the entry that you want to edit and click More > Edit.
  3. Make the required changes to the IP address / network and click Update.

Delete a rule

If you have a long list of allowed IP addresses, the easiest way to find the IP address you want to delete is by searching for it using the search box. Do the following to delete IP addresses / networks:

  1. In the web console, click click Security Security.
  2. Search or select the entry that you want to edit and click More > Remove.
  3. In the confirmation window, click Delete.

It may take several minutes before the changes take effect.