Security, Site Performance and Load Balancing with a single plugin.
Reverse proxy improves site performance and protects your websites against web vulnerabilities, which provides advanced security solutions such as IP restriction, Media Restriction, URL Rewriting, Rate Limiting, File Restriction, Caching, Load Balancing, Bot Traffic Prevention, SSL Offloading, TLS Offloading, Access Control, Traffic Monitoring and Analytics, and many more.
How Reverse Proxy will work for your WordPress site?
A reverse proxy is a server that takes a client’s request, forwards it to one of many other servers, and then delivers the results of the server that actually handled the request to the client as if the proxy server had handled it itself. The client only talks to the reverse proxy server and does not know that another server actually processed its request.
Rate Limiting: Rate limiting is used to specify the interval between each request from each IP address and the number of requests received within a specified time period. Rate limiting is used to protect the server from DoS attacks, DDoS attacks or prevent Slowloris attacks. Setup Guide
CORS: The CORS feature is used to allow access to specific domains submitted by a user to make asynchronous requests to the server address. AJAX Requests to this site from another (containing an Origin header) are allowed for each domain in your multisite setup. Setup Guide
IP restriction/ Location restriction/ Device based restriction/ Country restriction: IP restrictions allow you to limit inbound connections from a limited IP address, and to minimize unwanted traffic. IP restriction can be used to activate network security control, limiting inbound connections to web services based on IP address, location, and device, and reducing unwanted traffic. Plugin can be useful to detect Real visitors IP Address. Location restriction allows you to block unauthorized access from specific geopolitical locations or regions to prevent access to web services and secure data. With device restriction, only the authorized devices will be allowed to access the organization’s data to prevent data leaks and secure it from any unauthorized access. Setup Guide for IP Restriction
Load Balancing: Load balancing guarantees that no server is overloaded by distributing network traffic among numerous servers. Load balancing allows network traffic to be distributed among multiple servers. When load balancing is enabled, it provides additional features, including application security. Setup Guide for Load Balancing
Traffic Monitoring/ Analytics: Monitor network’s incoming and outgoing traffic to gather information on network traffic, speed, and classifications and generate an analysis report for traffic management. Traffic monitoring feature can help to check server health status. Check Website Traffic
URL Rewriting: URL rewriting involves changing the structure of the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) when a page is loaded to make it easier to type and more readable. URL rewriting is beneficial because it makes your URL more readable, improves security, and is SEO friendly.
SSL/TLS Offloading: Enable SSL/TLS offloading in your hosting environment. SSL/TLS Encryption
Two Factor Authentication: Sets up two-factor authentication (2FA) for WordPress. 2FA on SaaS Apps
User Authentication: User access requests are authenticated with a reverse proxy for user login and file restriction (SAML, OAuth, LDAP, Radius).
Access Control: You can regulate priority access for authorized users only or grant limited access to non-compliant guest users.
Caching and Data Compression: Cache the last copy of the resource when a client requests it, to send it the next time the user requests it. Content Caching for site performance
Bot Traffic Prevention: Block Bad Bots and Stop Bad Bots Crawlers and Spiders and Anti Spam Protection. Block traffic bots
Content Restriction: Control user access to content based on WordPress user role and access level. You can also set additional user restrictions such as IP restriction, device-based restriction, location restriction, and country restriction.
Limit Login Attempts: Limit the number of retries when logging in (per IP). This is fully customizable. Adds another captcha verification. Useful for slowing down brute force attacks. The plugin redirects to the home page when an abnormal request is received. Informs the user about the remaining retries or lock time on the login page.
Header Based Authentication: Header-based authentication allows users who use an on-premise application to log in through a reverse proxy. Enable header-based authentication to log in to applications using the contents of the URL header. Header-based authentication is a method by which users are authenticated to access back-end applications based on the user information sent through the HTTP headers. In the URL, the HTTP header section contains authentication parameters that can be configured to specify header-based authentication for on-premise applications.
Benefits of Reverse proxy
Resource sharing between websites: The CORS feature in Reverse Proxy is a method that allows HTTP requests, while the Same Origin Policy (or SOP) shares resources between different websites but prevents reading HTTP response information.
Modern Browser Support: The CORS function in the reverse proxy is supported by almost all modern browsers, unlike JSONP.
Support for Legacy Applications: Header-based authentication allows users to log in to existing on-premises applications using the contents of the HTTP URL header. Header Based Authentication provides easy SSO login to legacy applications using a reverse proxy.
Prevention of Resource Starvation: The most typical purpose of rate limiting is to limit the API rate to minimize resource starvation, which improves the availability of API-based applications.
Controlling flow: You can use Rate Limiting to control data and message flows in complicated, networked systems that handle large volumes of data and messages, whether you’re aggregating many data streams into a single service or distributing a single work stream to a large number of workers. Rate Limiting’s solution is scalable and can be easily deployed.
Keeping expenses down: Reverse Proxy can be used by an organization to prevent research from getting out of hand and incurring huge expenses when searching for the best security solutions such as IP Restriction, Location Restriction, Country Restriction, Device Restriction, Header Based Authentication, Media Restriction, 2FA, MFA, URL rewriting, file restriction, rate limiting, caching, load balancing, bot traffic prevention, authentication (SAML, OAuth, LDAP, Radius), SSL offloading, TLS offloading, access control, traffic monitoring and analysis, and more.
Improved Performance: Reverse Proxy reduces the additional load on a server and ensures smooth operation and responses. With solutions such as load balancing to shift the data load to the web servers and with traffic monitoring and analytics to check incoming traffic and user actions, a better experience is created for customers.
Reduced Downtime: Failed and underperforming components can be replaced immediately with no or minimal downtime, while providing information on which devices need maintenance. This can be monitored with the traffic monitoring and analysis solution to monitor incoming traffic and verify each user action performed.
Protection: Reverse Proxy adds an extra layer of security to your website and applications without requiring any changes, with advanced security solutions such as IP restriction, location restriction, device restriction, country restriction, header-based authentication, media restriction, authentication (SAML, OAuth, LDAP, Radius), 2FA, MFA, URL rewriting, file restriction, rate limiting, caching, load balancing, bot traffic prevention, SSL offloading, TLS offloading, access control, traffic monitoring and analysis, and more.
Scalability: Reverse Proxy, allows you to deploy additional servers to improve performance when a server is under heavy load, using solutions such as load balancing to support high traffic loads. With Traffic Monitoring and Analytics, you can monitor the traffic and user actions of each user.
Protection: Reverse proxy can be used to restrict IP addresses from a specific range to improve security using IP restriction. IP restriction prevents unauthorized access to your applications based on IP addresses. File restriction prevents unwanted access to WP files and folders.
Increased flexibility: The number of IP addresses you can use is unlimited. You can also set access control restrictions such as IP restriction, location restriction, device restriction, country restriction, file restriction, and more.
Manage Traffic: Reverse Proxy can help to manage and minimize unwanted traffic. With Traffic Monitoring and Analytics users can monitor the traffic and user actions performed on their website.
Accuracy: All Reverse Proxy features are synchronized so that the authorization is highly accurate and Security is enhanced with advanced security solutions like IP Restriction, Location Restriction, Device Restriction, Country Restriction, Header Based Authentication, Media Restriction, Authentication(SAML, OAuth, LDAP, Radius), 2FA, MFA, URL Rewriting, Rate Limiting, Caching, Load Balancing, Bot traffic Prevention, SSL offloading, TLS offloading, Access Control, File Restriction, Traffic Monitoring and Analytics, and many more.
Easy Installation: Reverse Proxy solution is easier to implement and install for your cloud applications and also supports multiple security solutions integrations such as IP restriction, Location restriction, Device Restriction, Country Restriction, Header Based Authentication, Media Restriction, 2FA, MFA, URL Rewriting, Rate Limiting, Authentication (SAML, OAuth, LDAP, Radius), Caching, Load Balancing, Bot Traffic Prevention, SSL offloading, TLS offloading, Access Control, File Restriction, Traffic monitoring and Analytics, and many more.
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This section describes how to install the All In One WordPress Reverse Proxy and get it working.
From your WordPress dashboard
Plugins > Add New
- Search for
Reverse Proxy. Find and Install
Reverse Proxyplugin by miniOrange
- Activate the plugin from your Plugins page.
- Download Reverse Proxy.
- Unzip and upload the
reverse-proxydirectory to your
- Activate Reverse Proxy from your Plugins page.
What is the use of Reverse Proxy?
Reverse Proxy is used to protect websites from harmful vulnerabilities. It can be useful for various features like IP restriction, Location restriction, Device Restriction, Country Restriction, Header Based Authentication, Media Restriction, 2FA, MFA, URL Rewriting, Rate Limiting, Caching, Load Balancing, Bot traffic Prevention, SSL offloading, TLS offloading, Access Control, Traffic Management and many more.
How does the Reverse Proxy plugin work?
Reverse Proxy plugin filters out the request and sends authenticated and authorized requests to the origin server.
Can Reverse Proxy plugin be set up on any website?
Yes, it can be set up on any website and can be useful for URL rewriting too.
Can WordPress plugin protect my site from DDoS attacks?
Yes, it can protect your site from DDoS attacks using Rate Limiting Feature.
Can Reverse Proxy plugin be customized according to custom requirement?
Yes, it can be customized according to the requirement. You can reach out to us at email@example.com or send a query at Contact us.
Got a question?
Send any questions or feedback via email on firstname.lastname@example.org or send a query at Contact us.
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