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Many of you love using Cloudflare for your DNS to help protect your website against DDOS attacks as well as speeding up the page-load. We have a unique partnership with cloudflare so all of our customers have the ability to enable CloudFlare from inside your plesk panel.

What is cloudflare servershield ?

ServerShield helps to block hackers, spammers, botnets, and DDoS attacks. You also get Cloudflare’s next generation CDN, which brings content closer and faster to visitors globally. On average, a website on Cloudflare loads twice as fast and saves 60% of bandwidth. So in short ServerShield combines the performance and security features of CloudFlare with the malware scanning and removal solution of StopTheHacker.

ServerShield has two main components:

CloudFlare
StopTheHacker

CloudFlare

CloudFlare protects and accelerates your website. Once your website is enabled on CloudFlare, the web traffic is routed through their intelligent global network. Cloudflare automatically optimize the delivery of your web pages so the result your visitors get the fastest page load times and best performance. CloudFlare also block threats and limit abusive bots and crawlers from wasting your bandwidth and server resources. 

Some benfits of cloudflare

CDN - Moving content physically closer to visitors to improve the performance of your website and reduce load
DD0S Protection - Protects against all forms of DDoS attacks.
Website Optimization - Cover everything from mobile image optimization to aggressive GZIP and HTTP/2.
Traffic Control
DNS
Web Application Firewall

StopTheHacker

StopTheHacker offers daily monitoring of the reputation of your site on malware and phishing blacklists such as Google’s Safe Browsing list. It also offers suggestions on how you fix this if you ever find yourself on the list.


How to enable servershield?

 


By default servershield is activated for all customers. After creating your account at Fluidhosting you will receive an email from Cloudflare indicating that you have an account created with Cloudflare with your login credentials. Click the link and change your password to complete the activation. If additional verification is needed, we shall contact you within 48 hours of your sign-up.

Finding Cloudflare in the Plesk Control Panel 

Login to your control panel.

Click on “ServerShield by Cloudflare” (Menu on the right).

To activate Cloudflare select the  “On/Off” buttons for each domain.

Manage Cloudflare To change available Cloudflare settings, click “Manage Cloudflare”.

 




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