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Manage IP Whitelists for Enterprise Accounts

Objective

To add, modify, or delete Dashboard and API IP access rules that have been created on Enterprise parent and child accounts.

 

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Prerequisites

  • Requires 'admin' and 'enterprise_manager' user role privileges and Enterprise Edition account to configure this feature. Contact your account manager or sales@rightscale.com for more details.

Overview

Parent and child account holders of an Enterprise account have the ability to create a range of IP Whitelists. This feature is beneficial if account administrators would like to enable access to RightScale through a company's IP address, essentially blocking traffic from any other IP address. For more information, see Add an IP Whitelist Range.

To be able to properlly manage this feature, Enterprise account managers can modify, add, or delete an IP Whitelist range that has been set from parent or child accounts of an Enterprise account. The instructions below explain how to use this feature.

Steps

  • Go to Settings > Enterprise > IP Whitelists

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Add a New Rule

  • To add a new IP Range, click on New Rule
     

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  • Enter in the following details:
    • IP Range (CIDR): Specify the IP Range in CIDR notation to control the range of IP addresses that will be allowed access for your account. 0.0.0.0/0 (default) allows access to any IP address whereas 0.0.0.0/32 denies access to all IP addresses. If you enter a range that does not include your own IP address, you may be denied access to your account.
    • Description (Optional): This is a user-defined description to help describe the purpose of the IP Range.
    • Accounts: A collection of one or more accounts to which the IP Whitelist will apply. Users with IP addresses outside of the whitelist range will not be able to access these accounts.

Note: When you add an IP Whitelist Range, it will be viewable from the Access Controls tab (Settings > Account Settings > Access Controls) to the child or parent use with access to view that tab.

Edit an IP Whitelist Range

When parent or child accont memebers of the Enterprise account add an IP Whitelist Range from the Settings > Account Settings > Access Controls, the range will be viewable from the Enterprise IP Whitelists section. If you would like to modify this range, select the IP Whitelist Range and click Edit in the Selected Item window.
 

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You will have the ability to modify the IP Range (CIDR), Description, and the Accounts of the selected range. 

Delete an IP Whitelist Range

Additionally, if you would like to remove this range, you can do this by selected the IP Whitelist Range, clicking Actions, and then Delete.
 

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Once you delete an IP Whitelist Range, it will be removed from the Access Controls tab (Settings > Account Settings > Access Controls) of the child or parent user that has access to view the tab.

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