Alibaba Cloud CDN allows you to block requests from specified regions. You can use this feature to block malicious requests that are frequently initiated from specific regions.

Background information

To enable this feature, join the following DingTalk group and submit an application: 31327650.

  1. Log on to the Alibaba Cloud CDN console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Domain Names.
  3. On the Domain Names page, find the domain name that you want to manage and click Manage in the Actions column.
  4. In the left-side navigation pane, click Security Settings.
  5. On the Blocked Regions tab, click Modify.
  6. In the Blocking Settings dialog box, set Blocking Type and Regions.
    Parameter Description
    Blocking Type
    • Blacklist

      IP addresses in regions specified in the blacklist are not allowed to access the accelerated domain name.

    • Whitelist

      Only IP addresses in regions specified in the whitelist are allowed to access the accelerated domain name.

    The blacklist and whitelist are mutually exclusive. You can choose only one of them.

    Regions Add regions to the blacklist or whitelist.
  7. Click OK.
  8. If you need to clear the blacklist or whitelist, click Clear.