User Guide

Last updated: 2020-12-15 16:13:16

    This document describes how to get started with Web Application Firewall (WAF).

    1. WAF Basic Knowledge


    2. WAF Billing Modes

    Tencent Cloud WAF offers SaaS WAF and CLB WAF services. The two types have basically the same billable items, billing modes, and pricing. For more information, please see Purchase Guide.
    You can choose the WAF service based on your business connection method.


    3. Getting Started

    3.1 Knowing about WAF features

    Tencent Cloud WAF offers SaaS WAF and CLB WAF services, which have different main features. For more information, please see Product Category.

    3.2 Purchasing WAF

    You can purchase the service in the WAF purchase page.

    3.3 Connecting WAF

    Tencent Cloud SaaS WAF and CLB WAF are different in connecting domain names. For more information, please see Getting Started.

    3.4 Practices

    WAF can be applied in certain scenarios together with other Tencent Cloud products for your business security protection.


    4. Overview of Console Features

    Feature Reference
    Check access logs of WAF protection domain names Access Log
    Query web attack logs with filters and download results Attack Log
    Enable smart mode CC protection or CC rules settings CC Protection Settings
    Prevent abnormal displaying caused by page tampering Tamper Protection
    Customize policies directly targeting various attacks Custom Rules
    Replace sensitive information returned in web pages to prevent information leak Leak Protection
    Block accesses from regions in or outside the Chinese mainland Region Blocking
    Distinguish between friendly and malicious bot programs and apply different traffic management policies accordingly Bot Overview
    Detect and capture known and unknown web threats AI Engine
    Query the status of, and set allowlist/blocklist for the source IPs accessed WAF protection domain names IP Management

    5. FAQs

    Can non-Tencent Cloud servers use Web Application Firewall (WAF)?
    Does WAF support HTTPS protection?
    Can the real server IP added to WAF be a private IP in Tencent Cloud CVM?
    How do I connect a domain name?
    Does WAF support connecting wildcard domain names?


    6. Feedback and Suggestion

    If you have any doubts or suggestions when using Tencent Cloud WAF, you can submit your feedback through the following channels. Dedicated personnel will contact you to solve your problems.

    • To report product documentation issues such as link, content, or API errors, you can click Send Feedback at the bottom of the document.
    • For product issues, please submit a ticket for assistance.

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