Here’s a step by step on how to configure CloudProxy if you use cPanel:

Add your website’s domain name at Sucuri CloudProxy, choose a location and then click on add site.

add site

After the site has been added, you will be able to see the “General Settings” for this site in CloudProxy. In there, click on the “internal domain” link to see if your site shows up. If it does, everything is good to go.

Then, copy the “Firewall IP address”. You will need to use it in the following steps.

Firewall IP

Now, log in to your cPanel account and under the Domains section click on Advanced DNS Zone Editor.

Advanced DNS Zone Editor

Under Zone File Records locate your domain entry (example: .mysite.com) and click on Edit. Change the IP address to the Firewall IP address you copied from your Sucuri dashboard and click on Edit Record.

Then, locate the sub domain www.mysite.com. If it is not a CNAME record pointing to mysite.com you need to click Edit and point to the same IP of the previous step.

If you have any other records that are CNAME to domain.com, like mail.domain.com, cpanel.domain.com you have to remove those records and re-add them as type A pointing to your webhosting.net IP.

add hosting IP

If your www record is not a CNAME to domain.com, you have to change the IP as you did earlier.

At the end, after all the changes have been made, this is what it should look like:

cPanel edits

These changes will take around one hour to propagate and after it’s been done, your site’s traffic will be going through the Sucuri servers.

in ConfigurationSucuri CloudProxy

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