Domain Name System (DNS) - what is it?
What is DNS and why do we need it? While your website may have a domain name such as "www.example.com", it is actually hosted on an IP address which is a series of numbers serving as an identifier for your website. Every device on the World Wide Web ...
DDoS Protection & Rate Limiting
What are DDoS attacks? Distributed Denial of Service (DoS) attacks usually consist of a large number of requests to your website made by bots. This can result in server lag, your website becoming unreachable due to the bandwidth allocated to your ...
What is GEO Access? GEO Access restricts access to your website based on geographical location. You can allow or block all visitors from certain countries. The GEO Access setting can be found in the "Access Control" tab of your website's settings. To ...
Attacks - what does Polaris detect and do?
Polaris identifies a vast amount of threats that might occur against your site. While the contents in this article are not exhaustive, it covers the more widespread and common attack types that are likely to occur against your site as well as some of ...
On occasion, users may have difficulty connecting to the desired web application. Error messages may pop up if there are connection issues due to any number of reasons. Polaris has created customized error messages that will display: ...