Creating An Exception For Cloudflare Bots WAF

How do I create an exception for just Cloudflare BOTS and Health Checks in the WAF. I have my WAF locked way down and it appears to be blocking Health Checks (getting 403’s despite browser access).


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When you tested your domain, what were the results?

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Was the site working with SSL prior to adding it to Cloudflare?

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Please see this answer to a related topic and try to figure out what Cloudflare service is blocking the requests, than adjust it accordingly.

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Thanks. It was being blocked by Super Bot and Managed rules. All good now.



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