Updated by Anthony Hakim on Nov 13, 2015
Customers that prefer to "harden" their servers sometimes inadvertently block communications with the platform. This causes issues with the Control Portal and API functionality such as:
Cloning a server.
Modifying storage on a server.
Use this guide to keep necessary communications between Virtual Machines (VMs) and the Control Portal intact. For additional security-related information, read Recommended Security Practices for Using CenturyLink Cloud.
For Linux VMs, customers need to ensure that the following ports are running:
SSH (port 22).
For Windows VMs, customers need to ensure that the following ports are running: