Block access to directories or pages on a website with Deny URL in the WAF

Often we’ll receive a request from a customer for assistance blocking a specific directory or page on their site from public access. For example, suppose you run WordPress and you want to prevent someone from going to the /wp-admin/ directory. Or perhaps you want to restrict the site from loading if they simply enter the […]

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Web Application Firewall Quick-Start Guide

Total Uptime’s Web Application Firewall (WAF) is an extremely powerful tool to protect web applications at the edge of the Internet as opposed to right inside your datacenter. The WAF shields your network and applications from the ever increasing number of application-layer attacks and can also aid with compliance, like PCI, by helping to prevent […]

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Implement an HTTP to HTTPS redirect

If you’re looking to implement an HTTP to HTTPS (SSL) redirect for your web application, you can now enable a feature directly on the load balancer instead of configuring it on your server. This significantly improves redirect performance and reduces the load on your servers. To implement this change, you must be on the main […]

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How to block specific countries from reaching your website or application

Total Uptime’s Cloud Load Balancer and Web Application Firewall support a feature to block entire countries from reaching  your website or application on a per-port basis. This is a powerful tool to stop unwanted traffic from getting anywhere near your servers or devices. When enabled, traffic that reaches our network will have the origin IP […]

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How can I disable TLS 1.0 to comply with PCI?

PCI requires that TLSv1.0 be disabled. If you’re using the SSL protocol on our load balancer to take advantage of SSL Offload and/or SSL Acceleration, you can easily disable TLS 1.0. You don’t necessarily need to disable this on your server, since communication between the load balancer and your devices is a trusted connection, but […]

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