How to enable Proactive Defense and protect websites against zero-day attacks

We are very happy about the release of Proactive Defense in Imunify360 BETA! We've only released it a couple of days ago and already have the positive feedbacks. If you are hesitant about the activation of this new feature, you can try it for free — we are sure it’ll work great for you. So, let’s get into the details on how to enable Proactive Defense in Imunify360.

The Proactive Defense feature is available starting from Imunify360 3.4.0 Beta. To upgrade to Imunify360 3.4.0 Beta, run the command:

yum update imunify360-firewall --enablerepo=imunify360-testing

To install this new Imunify360 3.4.0 Beta, please follow the instructions in the documentation.

When you have Imunify360 3.4.0 Beta on your server, just go to Imunify360 UI → Proactive Defense.

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To enable the feature, select the desired mode. The mode enabled in the admin UI will be the default for all hosting accounts added in the future. A user can disable Proactive Defense at any time. Any mode that is not disabled (for user’s hosting account) by an admin can be activated by a user.

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If you've missed the release of Proactive Defense, please follow the link to check information on it.

Click here to learn more on how Proactive Defense works. To learn more about it, or to try free, visit this page.

You can find the complete user guide in our Imunify360 documentation or look through Proactive Defense FAQ.

If you have anything to share about your experience with Imunify360 Proactive Defense, please do not hesitate to send us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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