[ic] Single IP causes Denial Of Service

jeff jeff at downtowndevelopmentplan.com
Sun Aug 10 17:33:46 UTC 2008

On Sat, 9 Aug 2008 10:05:25 -0700, Grant wrote
> 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?

I use mod_evasive on Apache to prevent too many requests, in a small period of
time, from the same IP.  


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