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Is the IP Packet Filter Required to Protect WordPress?

The IP Packet Filter is not required to use the WordPress Web Application Firewall (WAF).

WordPress WAF

In order to use the WordPress WAF, you only need to install the HeatShield agent on your server where WordPress is running.

IP Packet Filter

In order to use the IP Packet Filter, follow the IP Packet Filter installation guide.

Advanced security for your WordPress sites