I am making this setting to protect myself from a DDoS attack while my website is under attack. Since I’m receiving 20 million requests within 15 minutes, this setting protects me from DDoS, but I have a problem: my website is not loading cookies properly due to the limit I set. How can I resolve this issue and keep my website stable while under attack?
You’ve set the limit too low if you’re hitting it on normal browsing like that. I would also try to mitigate the attack directly, using Under Attack Mode / creating manual firewall rules if needed:
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…
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…
Ps. You can use “Edit Expression” => type “true” to match all requests, a bit cleaner
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