Basic WAF is the firewall that protects you against the most widespread cyberthreats. The feature is available in beta testing and is available for free. The volume of requests per resource that can be safeguarded by the firewall may be subject to limitations.
You can activate the firewall for the entire CDN resource or specific URLs.
To enable Basic WAF for an entire CDN resource:
To apply Basic WAF to particular files, in the CDN resource settings (“Rules” tab), create a rule where you specify URLs or regular expressions and enable the Basic WAF feature for them. To do that, consult our dedicated guide.
If Basic WAF blocks content that you want to be allowed, you can set an exception with a rule rather than disabling the feature for the entire resource. To do so:
If you need more flexible settings, use Web Application Security. It’s a paid product that allows you to install WAF, protect it from hacking, install protection against bots and DDoS attacks, and define blacklist and whitelists.
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