Getting Started with SWA Plus and SWA Professional

Thank you for choosing Secure Web Accelerator (SWA), powered by Cloudflare®. If SWA Plus or SWA Professional were not purchased directly, please review the upgrade path as follows:

SWA → SWA Plus → SWA Professional

To upgrade SWA, please follow the instructions for Upgrading Secure Web Accelerator (SWA).

Here are some key features available after upgrading to SWA Plus or SWA Professional:

  • Full access to the Cloudflare Control Panel or dashboard making all features available.
  • Access to Cloudflare extensive Web Application Firewall (WAF) rulesets.
  • Custom page rules, custom WAF rules, automatic image optimization and more.

What's Next?

SWA Plus and SWA Professional make available all of the Cloudflare security, performance, and analytic tools. Below is a list of next-steps items as well as recommended settings to complete the setup:

Accept Invitation to Manage Cloudflare Account

Enabling Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) on Cloudflare

Understanding the Cloudflare Control Panel / Dashboard

Managing DNS Resource Records for SWA Plus, SWA Professional

Recommended Security Settings for SWA Plus, SWA Professional

Managing Web Application Firewall (WAF)

Recommended Performance Optimization

After upgrading to SWA Plus, an invitation to manage the domain zone using the Cloudflare dashboard will be emailed to the registered account.