In this tutorial we will show you how to setup website Firewall protection in Sucuri. This allows you to enable an additional layer of protection for your website. This requires you to make DNS changes to route your traffic through Sucuri's servers.

Setup Sucuri Firewall Protection

  1. Log into Sucuri.
  2. Select website to apply firewallClick the website you want to enable the Firewall for.
  3. link for website firewall not detectedClick Website Firewall not detected (Add Protection)
  4. click on protect my siteYou should then see message stating "You have 0 / 5 sites protected" (this number may differ based on your setup). Click the Protect My Site Now button.
  5. add your website to Website FirewallOn the "Add Site to Website Firewall" page enter your domain name in the field. Choose from the provided options, then click the Add Site button.
  6. Change seleted records deSelect your domain on the cPanel DNS Integration page, then click the Change Selected Domains DNS Records button.
  7. return to dashboardYou will then be back on the cPanel DNS Integration page. Click the Return to Dashboard link.
  8. Check the internal domainCheck the provided Internal Domains link to verify your site is displaying correctly.
  9. expected name serversYou will see the "Expected Name Servers" from Sucuri. Save them, so we can add them in the next step. Also, make sure your listed DNS entries are correct.
  10. Update your Nameservers to the ones listed in the last step.
  11. Changes to the DNS require up to 24 hours to be recognized on the internet.

You now know how to setup website Firewall Protection in Sucuri. Your site will now have an extra layer of protection!

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