WAF

Configuring SSL Offload on NSFOCUS WAF

julho 18, 2022 | Jie Ji

With the increasing scale of SSL traffic, its disadvantages are becoming more and more obvious. In HTTPS communication, the client needs to start an SSL handshake with the server after the TCP handshake, which may cause SSL delay. In addition, the web server needs to encrypt and decrypt the data in transit, so the SSL […]

NSFOCUS WAF Protection Actions

julho 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

julho 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 […]