We’re currently under attack, having received over 300m requests in the last hours (100% cached). Also, our server resource limit is reached, despite having firewall rules that have allowed only 5 requests to get through. How come the server is still experiencing issues despite Cloudflare being active? Does someone have an idea?
I am sorry to hear that.
How about starting with the below:
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…
This tutorial covers some of the steps you can try to take to protect yourself from a DDoS attack. There is a
Cloudflare Support Article on this as well.
Sign up for Cloudflare - Cloudflare can provide a lot of helpful tools to help you overcome a DDoS attack, even on their free plan.
Make sure all your DNS records that can be are set to , anything that is will bypass most of what you set up.
Lock down your server to only accept connections from the Cloudflare IPs, this s…
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:
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