Ryte indexability check and Cloudflare’s Bot Fight Mode are not compatible. If you enable the Bot Fight Mode and then go to Site Health in WordPress, Yoast SEO will complain that Your site cannot be found by search engines.

Bot Fight Mode
Cloudflare: Bot Fight Mode is enabled
Your site cannot be found by search engines
Site Health Status: Your site cannot be found by search engines

So far, I know of two possible solutions:

  1. Turn off the Bot Fight Mode
  2. Turn off Ryte integration in Yoast SEO (SEO » General ⇒ Integrations, set “Ryte integration” to Off and click “Save changes”)

Neither is perfect.

Firewall Events in Cloudflare
Cloudflare’s Firewall Event Log, showing that the Ryte bot was blocked due to Bot fight mode enabled

PS: it could be possible to bypass this with a Firewall Rule in Cloudflare, but I have not tested this yet.

Ryte Indexability Check and Cloudflare’s Bot Fight Mode
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