What is “WAF operating mode”?

The “WAF Operating Mode“ setting determines whether WebOrion® Protector will block any requests that is deemed as suspicious. When the WAF is on Passthrough Mode, no requests will be blocked, but only suspicious requests will be logged in the Firewall Event Log. When the WAF is on Blocking Mode, any requests that are deemed as suspicious will be […]

Will WebOrion® protector make my website slower?

No. WebOrion® WAF nodes are designed to scale to handle any amount of incoming traffic, and there will not be a bottleneck. In fact, WebOrion® Accelerator content delivery network (CDN) will speed up your website by working in tandem with WebOrion® Protector. Since we have edge servers located all around the world, your website’s visitors will […]

Will there be any downtime while switching web traffic over to WebOrion®?

Not at all. As soon as you receive the CNAME record value during the setup process, WebOrion® Protector would have been completely set up for your domain, and your website will continue to receive uninterrupted traffic when it goes through the WebOrion® network. Note that DNS record updates are not immediate, as the Time-To-Live (TTL) value […]

How does WebOrion® protector protect my website?

WebOrion® Protector comprises of a web application firewall (WAF), which sits in between your website’s visitors and your website. It will silently inspect all traffic that goes through it, and filters out any requests that are deemed to be suspicious. WebOrion® Protector will help to prevent the OWASP Top Ten threats, including SQL injections, cross-site scripting, local/remote […]