Do I have to set up anything for L3/L4 DDoS protection?

Network layer (L3/L4) DDoS protection is turned on by default. Navigate to 'Enhanced security' > 'DDoS protection' and you can see the switches in the network layer (L3/L4) section are turned on by default.

Network layer (L3/L4) DDoS with mlytics

Your domain is automatically protected from:

  • TCP SYN flooding: attacks that exploit part of the normal TCP three-way handshake to consume resources on the targeted server and render it unresponsive
  • TCP ACK flooding: attacks that attempt to overload a server with TCP ACK packets, deny service to other users by slowing down or crashing the target using junk data
  • UDP flooding: attacks in which a large number of UDP packets are sent to a targeted server with the aim of overwhelming that device‚Äôs ability to process and respond
  • Reflection attacks: attacks in which forged requests of some type to a very large number of computers that will reply to the requests

The network layer (L3/L4) DDoS protection cannot be deactivated for Pro plan and above