You are actually by default on mode PROXY with profile 'YOORshop defaut', this is good to know if need to reverse config back in case... Choose what you want to do in below choices :
We already protect all native wordpress sites on server by default !However, if you need to use xmlrpc.php :
1. Change your nginx profile, go in your cpanel, in section 'Nginx', click on 'Nginx-Manager'
Choose first your domain and click 'Configure'
You are now in 'Application server', leave 'PROXY' and click 'Submit'
Leave httpd, and see dropdown list below text : "Select Application template"
Choose in this case template 'YOORshop xmlrpc', and click 'Submit'
2. Manage allowed IPs, if not using jetpack : Add this to your .htaccess, to restrict access to some IPs and protect this file from attacks, here is example with IP of our VPN :
deny from all
allow from 18.104.22.168
You can test and access your website from an IP not allowed on URL /xmlrpc.php, you must see a 403 forbidden
3. Manage allowed IPs with Jetpack, (don't use point 2 at same time), you will have to install this plugin which will manage automatically their IPs to allow :
Stop XML-RPC Attack
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