[ic] Single IP causes Denial Of Service

ic at 3edge.com ic at 3edge.com
Sun Aug 10 07:22:01 UTC 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: interchange-users-bounces at icdevgroup.org [mailto:interchange-
> users-bounces at icdevgroup.org] On Behalf Of Grant
> Sent: zaterdag 9 augustus 2008 20:05
> To: interchange-users at icdevgroup.org
> Subject: [ic] Single IP causes Denial Of Service
> I've just finished having a run-in with the discobot.  I didn't have
> it in RobotUA and it was repeatedly accessing the same dynamic page at
> short intervals with different session IDs appended, making IC
> inaccessible.  It seems like a single IP shouldn't be able to cause a
> DOS.  Is there anything I can do to prevent this type of situation in
> the future?
> - Grant

Not sure if any of this is helpful:

I've also heard (but not myself implemented) ways that people were
automatically putting naughty IP numbers in their firewall to block them
before reaching your IC site. Perhaps some searches on ICDEVGROUP website
might reveal some solutions to that as well.



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