DDoS Protection for Typesense Cloud using Cloudflare
TLDR Nikhil requested a feature to restrict Typesense Cloud hostname/IP access, with only Cloudflare access allowed. Jason acknowledged and stated that IP-based restriction is planned.
Jul 28, 2023 (4 months ago)
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Monthly Cloud Product Billing and Usage Concerns
gab asked about monthly billing, usage restrictions, and potential security for the Typesense Cloud product. Kishore Nallan and Jason addressed these concerns, detailing how to control usage limits, avoid potential overcharges and suggested using Cloudflare DNS CNAMEs for DDOS protection. Bruno advised to use paging.
Validating Client Side Search Adapter Effectiveness and Tips
Keith asked Jason about enumeration attacks and IP blocking. Jason suggested using Cloudflare for IP-blocking, using limited API keys, and shared a method to proxy through Cloudflare to Typesense. Keith also shared a resource about Cloudflare workers.
Protecting Typesense Queries from DOS Attacks
Juri sought advice on securing typesense queries. Jason suggested use of Cloudflare for DOS attack protection and explained how to create user-specific API keys for data authorization. Ricardo endorsed Cloudflare for protection.