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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
What is edge caching? Edge caching saves large files from websites onto caching servers, in this case on the Polaris edge servers. With edge caching enabled, visitors visiting your websites will load files from our servers instead of your website ...
Setting up with Nameservers
Setting up with Nameservers is one of two ways in which you can register your web domain for protection with Polaris' WAAP. This is the advanced method and most users will register via the CNAME method. To register your web domain with the ...