Enable protection from DDoS attacks

To enable DDoS protection:

You can enable protection from DDoS attacks when creating a virtual machine and reserving public IP addresses.

Enabling DDoS protection when creating a virtual machine

When configuring the network on a new virtual machine, select the automatically assigned public IP address or select an address from the list of reserved addresses.

After selecting the address, select the DDoS protection option.

Enabling DDoS protection when reserving IP addresses

To reserve a protected static IP address:

  1. Open the Virtual Private Cloud section in the folder where you want to reserve the address.
  2. Go to the IP addresses tab.
  3. Click Reserve address.
  4. Select the availability zone where you want to reserve the address.
  5. Select DDoS protection
  6. Click Reserve address.