NSFOCUS WAF Protection Actions

July 6, 2022 | Jie Ji

NSFOCUS WAF supports five actions for a specific protection policy. Take HTTP access control as an example. You can specify one of the following actions as required: Pass: Indicates that if an access request matches corresponding parameter settings, NSFOCUS WAF directly forwards it to the destination server without any more security inspections. Accept: Indicates that […]

Tips on X-FORWARDED-FOR

July 6, 2022 | Jie Ji

In the reverse proxy mode, NSFOCUS WAF preserves the real source IP address in the X-forwarded-for header. In this mode, since the destination for clients is the WAF, the WAF will record the real client IP address in this request header and forward the header to the server, which helps keep the entire session. Test […]

Is NIPS Capable of Blocking SSH Connections?

July 6, 2022 | Jie Ji

The answer is YES! NSFOCUS NIPS can block SSH connections. You may have similar questions, for example, whether Nmap or sqlmap can be blocked by NIPS. The answer is YES, too! These questions can often be resolved by configuring application control profile. Follow these steps to enable SSH connection blocking: Step 1: Click Objects on […]

Enabling Detection to Traffic Listened on Non-Standard Ports

July 6, 2022 | Jie Ji

By default, NSFOCUS NIPS identifies the protocols and detects attacks on standard ports only. For example, File Transfer Protocol (FTP) operates on ports 20 and 21, Telnet protocol operates on port 23, and HTTP protocol uses port 80. However, the traffic using preceding protocols on non-standard ports will not be identified by NIPS by default, […]

Description of ADS Hardware Status Alerts

July 6, 2022 | Jie Ji

1.CPU threshold The default threshold value is 80%. The system CPU usage is updated every 10 seconds. 2.Memory threshold: The default threshold value is 90%. The system memory usage is updated every 10 seconds. 3.CPU temperature threshold: The default threshold value is 90 °C. The equipment CPU temperature is updated every 10 seconds. 4.Motherboard temperature […]

What Information will Master/Backup NTAs Share

July 6, 2022 | Jie Ji

After two NTAs are configured to operate as the master and backup NTAs for hot standby, the master NTA will synchronize the configuration to the backup one in real time. This will guarantee that the configuration of the backup NTA is consistent with that of the master NTA. The synchronized configuration information includes the following: […]

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