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Last updated: 2022-06-24 15:10:17

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

    1. Basic Knowledge of WAF


    2. WAF Billing Mode

    WAF is available as SaaS WAF and CLB WAF instances with the same billable items, billing modes, and prices. Both of them support the monthly subscription (prepaid) billing mode. For more information, see Billing Overview.
    You can purchase different types of WAF instances according to your connection method. For more information, see Purchase Guide.


    3. Getting Started

    3.1 WAF features

    WAF is available as SaaS WAF and CLB WAF instances with different features. For more information, see Product Category.

    3.2 WAF purchase

    WAF supports the monthly subscription (prepaid) billing mode. You can purchase an instance on the WAF purchase page as instructed in Purchase Guide.

    3.3 Connection to WAF

    WAF is available as SaaS WAF and CLB WAF instances with different domain name connection modes. For more information, see Getting Started.

    3.4 Practices

    WAF is applicable to certain use cases and can be used together with other Tencent Cloud services for security protection:


    4. Overview of Console Features

    To Read
    View the access log information of WAF-protected domain names Access Log
    Query web attack log information by filter and download the result Attack Logs
    Enable emergency CC protection or customize CC protection policies CC Protection Rules
    Prevent abnormal display caused by specific page tampering Tamper Protection
    Combine custom policies into targeted rules to block various types of attacks Custom Rules
    Replace the sensitive information returned by webpages to prevent information leakage Leak Protection
    Add regions to the blocklist to block all access sources in such regions Region Blocking
    Differentiate between friendly and malicious bots and take targeted traffic management policies Bot Overview
    Query the statuses of access source IPs that go through WAF-protected domain names and set a blocklist IP Management

    5. FAQs

    Is WAF available to servers outside Tencent Cloud?
    Does WAF support HTTPS protection?
    Can the real server IP added to WAF be the private IP of a Tencent Cloud CVM instance?
    Which ports does WAF support?
    How do I connect a domain name?
    Does WAF support connecting wildcard domain names?


    6. Feedback and Suggestions

    If you have any questions or suggestions about WAF, you can send your feedback through the following channels, and we will get back to you accordingly:

    • To report a problem with the product documentation, such as incorrect content, broken links, or API errors, click Send Feedback at the bottom of the page.
    • If you encounter any problems while using the product, contact us for assistance.
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