What do the simulate, block and challenge options mean for the WAF?

The Web Application Firewall allows you the following choices for behavior:

  • Simulate: Logs the event and does not block or challenge the visitor (you can still decide to set to a block or challenge after reviewing your logs).
  • Block: Block will simply block the request entirely, with no option to bypass it for that request.
  • Challenge: Will display a challenge (CAPTCHA) page that must be completed before the request in question is allowed access.
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