This document relates to the CacheFly V1 platform. For documentation relating to the CacheFly V2 platform please see our new Help Guides.
Rule Profiles consist of IP and Referer Blocks. Both are a list of line seperated PCRE expressions. When a request comes in for your content, The request is matched against your URL Rules. Each URL Rule is associated with a Rule Profile, which is compared against the request information (IP Address and Refering website), if the request is blocked by your Rule Profiles, the client is sent a 403, otherwise your content is served. Rules are processed in the following order
Denied IP Addresses (Matches are given a 403).
Allowed IP Addresses (Non-Matches given a 403)
Blocked Referers (Matches are given a 403)
Allowed Referers (Non-Matches are given a 403)
If any of the rules are blank, they are not processed.
** INCORRECT RULE PROFILES CAN MAKE YOUR CONTENT INACCESSIBLE.
** IF YOU ARE UNCLEAR ABOUT WHAT YOU ARE DOING, PLEASE CONTACT SUPPORT BEFORE MAKING ANY CHANGES.