i have unwanted traffic on website i think its bot traffic
Without knowing any further feedback information which “bad traffic” and what you’d like to do with it, I can only suggest you the useful and helpful posts and articles related to your question.
At first, try enabling the Browser Integrity Check and Bot Fight Mode option at the Cloudflare dashboard. Make sure your DNS records are proxied
under the DNS tab of Cloudflare dashboard.
we can find useful tips for custom-made Firewall Rules:
Nevertheless, we can enable the various of Security options at Cloudflare dashboard which can help us in this case. Kindly see more by reading Cloudflare articles which contain a lot of helpful information for better understanding and usage as well in terms of Security and Protection:
I’d suggest you to consider blocking some of the known “bad user-agents”, “crawlers” or “bad ASNs” using below posts:
Here’s a list from the
perishablepress.com 7G .htaccess firewall:
Good list, thanks. I have deployed that but removed python and demon (those seem to block some RSS feedreaders, YMMV).
What I also have in place is this:
(http.user_agent contains “SemrushBot”) or (http.user_agent contains “AhrefsBot”) or (http.user_agent contains “DotBot”) or (http.user_agent contains “WhatCMS”) or (http.user_agent contains “Rogerbot”) or (http.user_agent contains “trendictionbot”) or (http.user_agent contains “BLEXBot”) or (http.user_agent contains “linkfluence”) or (http.us…
There’s a list of ASN belongs to hosting providers:
If I may add here as a really good reference for further cases in terms of security and protection with Cloudflare:
This guide is for those users of Cloudflare who experience medium-high level complexity DDoS attacks.
Continue reading if you want to accomplish the following:
Becoming more familiar with the Cloudflare Dashboard and crafting custom firewall rules.
Understanding the standard behavior of DDoS attacks and deploying effective firewall rules.
Realizing how powerful and valuable Cloudflare Firewall Rules are.
I initially thought of making a more complex guide (I will). However, I realized that no…
Other helpful articles:
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