Using ASTRA Firewall

Whitelisting a URL from Astra firewall

Sometimes administrator area of the website passes various special characters/Json etc which might be flagged by Astra as a threat. You can whitelist such URLs by a click of a button from your dashboard. Simply follow the following steps:

  1. Click on the green ‘+’ button on the Threats table
  2. Click on the blue ‘Whitelist Attacked URL’ button and that URL would be added to the whitelist
  3. Verify this by scrolling down in the threats page itself &¬†finding the whitelisted URL under ‘URL Exclude’ tab

Whitelisting a URL when it’s not in the Threats table

  1. Go to the ‘Threats’ tab
  2. Scroll down to ‘Exception List’
  3. In the box enter the relative URL you want to whitelist. Example: If you want to whitelist www.yourwebsite.com/admin URL then simply put /admin in the box and click on green ‘URL’ button

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